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Full Name: John Appleton
Forename(s): John
Surname: Appleton
War: New Zealand Wars
Serial No.: 173
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 1838
Place of Birth: Nonington, Kent, England
Religion: Presbyterian
Embarkation Unit: 1st Waikato Militia
Last Unit Served: 1st Waikato Militia
Place of Death: Marlborough Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Death: 17 September 1909
Age at Death: 71
Year of Death: 1909
Cemetery Name: Otahuhu Public Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand
Grave Reference: Plot 1/87
Biographical Notes:
  • Land settler and farmer in Opotiki, later resided in Mt Roskill
  • Husband of Josephine Lizzie Shouls
  • Father of John Appleton (1876-1930) who served in the Anglo Boer War
Postwar Occupation: Farmer
Description of Image: Headstone, Otahuhu Public Cemetery of John Appleton 1838-1909 and son John Appleton 1876-1930 (photograph Paul Baker 2008)
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