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Full Name
John Joseph Hunter
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John Joseph
Surname
Hunter
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
49153
Place of Birth
Thames, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Hairdresser
Next of Kin
G.J. Hunter (father), Bethune Street, Hastings, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
26th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Embarkation Date
9 June 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
66
Page on Nominal Roll
8
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Le Quesnoy, France
Date of Death
4 November 1918
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Le Quesnoy Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Grave Reference
I. B. 18.
Biographical Notes
John Hunter was the son of Mr. G. I. Hunter, of Lovedale Road, Hastings, New Zealand, and the late Emma Hunter.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
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