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Record detail

Full Name
John Joseph Merrick
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John Joseph
Surname
Merrick
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
12/2032
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Jacob Merrick (father), 12 Ireland Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Ireland Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
17 April 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
499
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Malta ex Gallipoli
Date of Death
24 August 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
A. XI. 4.
Description of Image
  • Headstone, detail, Pieta Military Cemetery
  • Headstone, Pieta Military Cemetery
  • Headstone, wide view, Pieta Military Cemetery
  • General View 1, Pieta Military Cemetery
  • General View 2, Pieta Military Cemetery
  • General View 3, Pieta Military Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice, Pieta Military Cemetery
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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