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John Merrivale Findlay

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Merrivale AWMM
  • Surname
    Findlay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 56919 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 October 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra TimaruCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Findlay (father), Orawia, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 56919 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 School teacher/Civilian 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      145 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service: embarked Wellington on board 'Dalmore', 14 January 1916; disembarked Suez, 26 February 1916; transferred to 8th Battery, NZ Field Artillery, 29 February 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria for France (date indecipherable).
    On leave to United Kingdom, 14 February 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 27 February 1917.
    Detached to Artillery School, 24 February 1918.
    Transferred to 3rd Brigade, NZ Field Artillery, 22 March 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 12 January 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 29 January 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board 'Briton', 24 July 1919; discharged, 21 August 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 307 days (of which 3 years 192 days were abroad). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • HMNZT 90. Te karere : the message : H.M.N.Z.T. no. 90. [1917]. AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      69: 26 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

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