TEMPLER, John Campbell
(Service number 6/3488)
|First Rank||Corporal||Last Rank||Sergeant|
|Date||8 April 1888||Place of Birth||Geraldine|
|Address at Enlistment||Care of E. H. TEMPLER, Geraldine|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||E. H. TEMPLER (father), Geraldine (deceased); Mrs Ada TEMPLER (mother), Geraldine|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||8th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
|Date||13 November 1915|
|Transport||Willochra or Tofua|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Field Artillery|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
April 1918 severely wounded in left leg, admitted to hospital in England.
|Date||14 January 1980||Age||91 years|
|Place of Death||Geraldine|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru|
|New Zealand Memorials|
John Campbell Templer was the third son of Edward Horace and Ada (née Hindmarsh) Templer. His younger brothers, Francis Darvall Templer and Edward Darvall Templer, both served in World War One, Francis dying of wounds in 1915 at Gallipoli.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [06 February 2017]; Timaru Crematorium records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [06 Febraury 2017]' NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [06 February 2017]; Temuka Leader, 25 April 1918 (Papers Past) [06 February 2017]
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