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John Feldt

  • Service number
    WWI 6/4604 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • aka Jack - full name: Johan Frederick FELDT Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Research
    • Full name: Johan Frederik Herman Feldt Public - Bjorn K. - Researcher - 26 June 2018 - Register of christenings in the parish of Skt. Stefan, Copenhagen 1886, entry 68, page 146
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Canterbury Infantry Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 28), Page: 11 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 28), Page: 11 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Feldt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • aka Jack - full name: Johan Frederick FELDT Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Research
    • Full name: Johan Frederik Herman Feldt Public - Bjorn K. - Researcher - 26 June 2018 - Register of christenings in the parish of Skt. Stefan, Copenhagen 1886, entry 68, page 146
  • Service number
    WWI 6/4604 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Research
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1877 Public Source
    • 8 February 1886 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    • 1877 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
    • February 8th, 1886 Public - Bjorn K. - Researcher - 26 June 2018 - Skt. Stefan Sogn Kirkebog (Register of christenings in the parish of Skt. Stefan, Copenhagen)
  • Place of birth
    Copenhagen, Denmark Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Father: Herman Ludvig Feldt (b. Nov. 19th 1859)
    Mother: Emilie Bolette Feldt (b. Jensen Mar. 13th 18 Public - Bjorn K. - Researcher - 26 June 2018 - Skt. Stefan Sogn Kirkebog (Register of christenings in the parish of Skt. Stefan, Copenhagen)
    Danish Census 1890 and 1901
  • Address before enlistment
    Makaraka, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Carpenter Public - Bjorn K. - Researcher - 26 June 2018 - Danish Census 1906
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs E. Feldt (mother), Godthaabs, Copenhagen, Denmark AWMM
    • Also - George Langey, Makaraka, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    • single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
    • Nov 1892 married Jean Ispandersen in South Africa (deceased) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Canterbury Infantry Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 6/4604 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915 - 1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military record
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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Bridge Carpenter for Public Works, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    • 24 December 1925 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military record
    • should read 24 December 1924 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - (correction) Military record
  • Age at death
    • 48yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - BMD NZ records
    • 38yrs Public - Bjorn K. - Researcher - 26 June 2018 - Danish christening records of the parish Skt. Stefan, Copenhagen 1886, entry 68, page 146
  • Place of death
    Waikato, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
    Drowning Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Military record
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    possible at the Leamington Cemetery, Cambridge under the name J H Feldt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Leamington Cemetery, Waipa District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block A; Row 6; Plot # 23 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Leamington Cemetery, Waipa District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
    • CAMBRIDGE, The body of a man, who was drowned at Horahora on 24th December was discovered by picnickers yesterday afternoon, just below the bridge and two miles below where the fatality occurred. The body was today identified as that of John Feldt, a single man, a native of Denmark, aged 45. He had been employed as a carpenter and diver at the Horahora power-works Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 15, 19 January 1925
    • DROWNED AT HORAHORA.

      FELL OFF A LOG INTO HEAD RACE SHOWING FRIENDS ROUND THE WORKS. CAMBRIDGE, this day.
      While showing a party round at the Horahora hydro-electric works on Christmas Eve, John Feldt, aged 40, a single man, fell into the head-race and was drowned before the eyes of his friends. Feldt, who was a carpenter, came up from the hydro-electric works at Mangahao some months ago, and was engaged on the extensions to the plant that are now being carried out at Horahora. On Wednesday evening he was showing three friends over the works. Coming to the head-race there was a six by six inch baulk of timber to be walked across. Feldt went first, and when about half-way over he turned to give some instructions to those that were following him. The next thing his horrified friends knew he had fallen off and dropped 10ft into the swirling waters below. The body was not seen again, and in fact has not yet been recovered. Exactly what happened it is impossible to say. Feldt was used to walking about in dangerous places, and the fact that he turned round when half-way across the baulk of timber showed that he was quite familiar with what to unpractised people would have been a dangerous walk. Feldt was a native of Denmark, He had no relations in New Zealand, but his mother is still living in Denmark, and he has a sister living in New York. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 February 2017 - Auckland Star, Volume LV, Issue 306, 26 December 1924
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26 June 2018Bjorn K.Odense, DenmarkResearcher
12 February 2017Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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