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John Mason

  • Service number
    WWI 3/2126 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Medical Corps, NZ Field Ambulance Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Mason AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/2126 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Quaker Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    26 September 1890 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Place of birth
    Hawke's Bay, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Birth notes
    son of George Morris MASON & Frances Ellen nee' MYOTT Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    P O Box 10 Hastings Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Post war occupation
    Solicitor Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G. Morris-Mason (father), Quarry Road, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single
    1928 married Beryl Sanderson Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian EF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Medical Corps, NZ Field Ambulance Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 3/2126 AWMM
  • Military service
    1916-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    35yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cpl John MASON # 3/2126 was a brother to:
    Sister Gertrude E MASON # 22/203 NZANS
    Pte Earle Patrick MASON # 3/2145 NZ Medical Corps

    MASON, John
    Barrister, solicitor (Mason, Dunn, & Fabian), Napier
    1880 Born in Hawke’s Bay, son of GM Mason;
    1928 married Beryl L, daughter of TC Sanderson
    Education: Wanganui College; VUW [Victoria University of Wellington] (chairman debating society);
    1906 - with HE Evans won Joynt Challenge Scroll;
    1913-14 president Palmerston Lawn Tennis Club
    1931-32 - president NZ Chess Association
    1920-32 - president Napier RSA [Returned Services Association] (life member 1932, gold star); 1926-47 - president Napier AA [Automobile Association] & Cycling Club
    1931-38 - president Maraenui Golf Club (life member);
    1920-32 - president Hawke’s Bay centre NZ Swimming Association
    1920-47 - president Napier Chess Club
    1941-47 - Napier branch War Relief Association, vice-chairman HB Association; Napier Borough Council
    1922 - 1st chairman Greater Napier Committee; contested Napier seat
    1925-28 - Member of Parliament Napier
    1935 - King George Silver Jubilee Medal
    1st New Zealand Expeditionary Force
    Private address: 3 Cobden Rd, Napier Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - http://knowledgebank.org.nz/582/589/33390
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    9 July 1975 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Wharerangi Cemetery Records, Napier
  • Age at death
    94yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Wharerangi Cemetery Records, Napier
  • Place of death
    Napier, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Wharerangi Cemetery Records, Napier
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Wharerangi Cemetery, Napier Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 November 2016 - Wharerangi Cemetery Records, Napier
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

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30 November 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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