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Walter John Green

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Rifleman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Walter John AWMM
  • Surname
    Green AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 45334 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 October 1893 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    16 October 1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of John (Jack) & Margaret GREEN of Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record & research
  • Address before enlistment
    Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Green (father), Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Rifle Brigade Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 45334 AWMM
  • Military service
    Dec 1916- Oct 1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • 8 Feb 1916 at Trentham (discharged 8 Apr 1916 - unfit)
      7 Dec 1916 at Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs & 23yrs 2mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Mr and Mrs John Green, of Tokomaru Bay. AWMM
    • On 12 Oct 1917 Killed in Action in France Rifleman Walter John GREEN of the 24th Reinforcements, dearly-beloved eldest son of John & Margaret Green of Tokomaru Bay. and the eldest grandson of the late Daniel Lorrigan, of Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Auckland Weekly News, 6 December 1917, p. 30. "GREEN. – On October 12, 1917, killed in action in France, Rifleman Walter John Green, of the Twenty-fourth Reinforcements, dearly-beloved eldest son of John and Margaret Green, of Tokomaru Bay, and the eldest grandson of the late Daniel Lorrigan, of Auckland; aged 24 years. In the prime of early manhood, Like the dawn of a beautiful day,He fought with the bravest of the brave, In the thickest of the fray.What could we have more glorious? Who paid a greater toll, Than he who fought through Western France, Gave life and soul? - R.I.P." AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Tokomaru Bay War Memorial
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 January 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      59: 17 AWMM
    • Auckland Weekly News AWMM
      Death notice: Auckland Weekly News, 6 December 1917, p. 30. 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 August 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
10 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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