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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: HMNZT 85
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: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
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