GILBERT, John James
(Service number 6/4041)

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Date 7 July 1897 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Market Street, Watlington, Timaru
Occupation Railway servant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Miss E. GILBERT (sister), Market Street, Watlington, Timaru
Religion Anglican
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 11th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 1 April 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Railway servant


Date *1955 Age 58 years
Place of Death Whanganui
Memorial or Cemetery Aramoho Cemetery, Whanganui
Memorial Reference Plot 104, RSA Lawn, B
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John James Gilbert was the son of James and Harriet (née Weavers) Gilbert.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [27 June 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [27 June 2017]

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