Māori › John Henry Hayton Born 9 June 1890 - Died 1 June 1977 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 6/4264 AWMM WWII 819016 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rank WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 28), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Henry AWMM SurnameHayton AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 6/4264 AWMM WWII 819016 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth9 June 1890 Public Source Date of birth9 June 1890 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Military File Place of birthNelson Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Military File Birth notesSon of Mrs Mary Hayton - of Atawhai, Nelson. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Military File Address before enlistmentTakaka, Tasman District. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Military File Post war occupationDraper - at Greymouth, Westland. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Military File Next of kin on embarkationMrs Mary Hayton (mother), Atawhai, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusSingle Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Military File Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 6/4264 AWMM WWII 819016 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Draper/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistmentEmployed by CDC Company - at Takaka, Tasman District. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Military File Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 1 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 49 or HMNZT 50 AWMM Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui AWMM Sergeant AWMM 11th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company AWMM New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served France (1916). Promoted to the rank of Sergeant at France (1916). On 23 September 1916 Sergeant Hayton was wounded in action - at the Somme, France. He was medically evacuated to England - where he would remain in hospital until September 1917. Soon after he was invalided home to New Zealand - where he was discharged from the NZEF on 12 July 1918. He had served overseas - with the NZEF - for 2 years & 213 days.John Hayton also served in World War 2 (Home Defence : 1940-1944). Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Military File For a photograph of Sergeant John Hayton refer to Nelson Museum Photograph Collection : Item ref # 97851. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Nelson Museum Read more Death About death Contribute › Death1 June 1977 Public Source Date of death1 June 1977 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Military File. Age at death Place of deathNelson, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Military File. Cause of death Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember John Henry Hayton by laying a poppy. Gilbert Hayton Gilbert McLean Hayton John Henry Hayton Lilian Mary Hayton Thomas Earle Hayton Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Henry Hayton Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary Personnel File https://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=24059831&digital=yes Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 28: 10 AWMM Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 10 June 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher 07 January 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.