BAXTER, John Wilson
(Service number 88664)
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|Date||24 July 1880||Place of Birth||Upper Waitohi, NZ|
|Address at Enlistment||Ruapuna, Ahburton|
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|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||29 April 1963||Age||83 years|
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|Memorial or Cemetery||Ashburton Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Area 262, Plot 32|
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John Wilon Baxter was the son of Irish-born parents, John and Margaret (née Wilson) Baxter. He married Margaret Jane Wightman on 22 October 1912 at Methven. Late in 1917 he was drawn in the Second Ballot for Second Division Class A drafts. He enlisted on 17 December 1917 at Ashburton.
Timaru Herald, 4 December 1917 (Papers Past) [08 August 2015]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 December 2019]; Ashburton Cemetery burial record (Ashburton District Council) [30 December 2019]
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