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Full Name
John Black
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John
Surname
Black
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/3488
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm labourer
Next of Kin
A. Black (father), Marton, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
9th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date
8 January 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
21
Page on Nominal Roll
19
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
United Kingdom to France
Date of Death
11 October 1916
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire, England
Grave Reference
N. 373.
Biographical Notes
John Black was the son of Alexander Black, of Spring Creek, Marton, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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