MARKHAM, John Joseph
(Service number 48860)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||14 February 1889||Place of Birth||Orari Bridge|
|Address at Enlistment||Orari Bridge|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Thomas MARKHAM (father), Orari Bridge|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||27 March 1973||Age||84 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Geraldine Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 143, Plot 27|
|New Zealand Memorials|
John Markham was the oldest son in the family of twelve of Thomas and Honora (Honoria, née Howe) Markham. John had been medically examined for military service in 1916 at Geraldine and rejected because of a sprained foot. He married Florence Annie Waite in 1929. His brother Michael also enlisted for service in World War I.
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [17 September 2019]; Geraldine Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [17 September 2019]
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