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Christian Rudolph Johannessen

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Family memorial plaque in Waikumete Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Family memorial plaque in Waikumete Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Christian Rudolph AWMM
  • Surname
    Johannessen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/415 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 March 1891 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    20 March 1891 Public - Trevor Keith - Other relative - 20 June 2016 - N.Z. birth records, historical online Department of Internal Affairs 1891/1073 Johannessen Christian Rudolph, Margaret, Johannes
  • Place of birth
    Auckland Public - Trevor Keith - Other relative - 20 June 2016 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Queen's Avenue, Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 J. Johannessen (father), Queen's Avenue, Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/415 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    3 years No. 2 Natives; 2 yrs No. 3 Coy Field Engineers Public - Karen Valma - Other Relative - 14 April 2015 - Military personnel file
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • Enrolment 10 August 1914 Public - Karen Valma - Other Relative - 14 April 2015 - Military personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    22 yrs Public - Karen Valma - Other Relative - 14 April 2015 - Military personnel file

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Johannes and Margaret Johannessen, of Auckland. AWMM
    • Brother to my grandmother Oline Katrine Johannessen (later O'Hara and then Merrie) and Einar Johannes Johannessen. On the Roll of Honour at Henderson Primary School. Public - Karen Valma - Other Relative - 14 April 2015 - Family papers; school magazine held at Waitakere Public Library (Local History Reference)
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 September 1916 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'Abbe, Somme, France AWMM IV. C. 58 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
    Waikumete Cemetery (Anglican section) C.3. 5/7 Public - Karen Valma - Other Relative - 14 April 2015 - Original Certificate of Purchase - City of Auckland/Waikomiti Cemetery/No. 635/26 February 1894. Purchased by Johannes Johannessen, father of Christian Rudolph Johannessen.

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Family Grave Memorial, Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 April 2018SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
02 January 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher
20 June 2016Trevor KeithAucklandOther relative
14 April 2015Karen ValmaAuckland, NZOther Relative

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