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John Guthrie Brass Kirkness

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Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003. - Image has All Rights Reserved

Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003. - Image has All Rights Reserved

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Guthrie Brass AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirkness AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/1373 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 March 1886 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Wakanui, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.B. Kirkness (father), Orkney, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/1373 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of sickness AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Robert Brass Kirkness and Jane Guthrie Kirkness, of Midhouse, Kirkness, Sandwick, Orkney, Scotland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 December 1915 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Canterbury Cemetery, Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM II. B. 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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15 November 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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