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Chris Jonarkum Bolstad

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Chris Jonarkum AWMM
  • Surname
    Bolstad AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Christopher AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10164 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 July 1876 Military Personnel file NorwayEurope Military Personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 189 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs H.N. Bolstad (mother), 189 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1894 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10164 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 29 October 1915 Military Personnel file
    Age 39 AWMM
    Architect/Civilian Military Personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • 22 September 1915 AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 7.5 inches AWMM
    • 22 September 1915 AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM
      12 stone 4 pounds AWMM
    • Jun 1916 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Debility after dysentery AWMM
    • Jan 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
      Invalided to NZ HS Marama AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 2 April 1917 AWMM
    Discharged no longer physically fit for war service on account of pre-enlistment disability aggravated by active service AWMM
    Private Military Personnel file
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion Military Personnel file

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Elizabeth Maria nee Heal. Father of seven at the time of enlistment.

    Father Chris Bolstad (10164) and sons David George Bolstad (5/155) and John Arnold Bolstad (45630) served in WW1. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    8 September 1939 Military Personnel file
    Military Personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice. New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXVI, Issue 23447, 9 September 1939, Page 1 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • I wish to pay tribute to my paternal Grandfather Christopher Jonarkun Bolstad. My Grandfather died three years before I was born and I have only just found out he served in WW1. M. Fletcher ne Bolstad June 2015
    Public - Muriel Marjorie - Other Relative - 11 June 2015



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11 June 2015Muriel MarjorieTauranga New ZealandOther Relative
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