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Johnny LINWOOD (NZ) - died Gallipoli 1915

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Johnny LINWOOD served in WWI as Trooper 13/385, with the Auckland Mounted Rifles

SERIAL NUMBER - 13/385
FIRST KNOWN RANK - Trooper
NEXT OF KIN - Mrs J. Linton, Oharau, Kawhia, New Zealand
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS - Oharau, Kawhia, New Zealand
MILITARY DISTRICT - Auckland
BODY ON EMBARKATION - Main Body
EMBARKATION UNIT - Auckland Mounted Rifles
EMBARKATION DATE - 16 October 1914
PLACE OF EMBARKATION - Auckland, New Zealand
TRANSPORT - HMNZT 8 OR 12
VESSEL - Star of India or Waimana
DESTINATION - Suez, Egypt
LAST UNIT SERVED - Auckland Mounted Rifles
PLACE OF DEATH - Gallipoli, Turkey
SERVICE MEDALS & CLASPS - 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, Gallipoli Medallion

* On Sunday 23 May 1915, at Gallipoli, Johnny was fatally wounded in a dugout by a spent rifle bullet. AMR casualties in this bivouac caused by stray bullets and shellfire are similar to those on a quiet day in a front-line position on Walker’s Ridge. He was 21. He is buried C.9 at Ari Burnu Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey

Surnames: LINTON LINWOOD
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on 2009-07-27 19:52:47

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