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Record detail

Full Name
John Henry Rist
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John Henry
Surname
Rist
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
12/2452
First Known Rank
Corporal
Next of Kin
David Rist (father), Manukau Road, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Manukau Road, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
13 June 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui
Destination
Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll
618
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
8 August 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
  • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand
Memorial Reference
Panel 11
Description of Image
  • Name panel, World War II, detail of Honour Roll, Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • Honour Roll, World War I and World War II, Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool (photo John Halpin March 2012)
  • Dedication panel, World War I and World War II, Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • Sign, Auckland Council, Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • View from Quadrant Road, Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • Dedication tablet, Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • Name tablet, Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • View from inside Jellicoe Park of Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
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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