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BARTOSH, JOHN LAURENCE

BARTOSH, JOHN LAURENCE

RANK:  LANCE CORPORAL           SERIAL NO:  27769

UNIT:     ‘B’ Coy. 2nd  BATTALION AUCKLAND INFANTRY REGIMENT

BORN:    20/08/1894  -  NEW ZEALAND

DIED:     30/08/1918                  KILLED IN ACTION

PLACE:  BAPAUME, FRANCE

SINGLE:                   RELIGION: ROMAN CATHOLIC

WIFE:    N/A

PARENTS:  MR R. BARTOSH & MRS A. V. BARTOSH

SIBLINGS:

NEXT OF KIN: MR R. BARTOSH (father), TAITA, LOWER HUTT

OCCUPATION: FARM LABOURER

EMPLOYER:  G. MERUKIA, HATUMA

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  HATUMA

HEIGHT:  5’ 5”                 WEIGHT:  140lb         CHEST: 32”

COMP:   FAIR         EYES:    BLUE             HAIR:    MEDIUM

EDUCATION:  PASSED FOURTH EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:                              

ENLISTED:  Place: TRENTHAM                Date: 06/03/1916

MAIN BODY: No               REINFORCEMENT:  14th

MILITARY RECORD:

06/03/1916.  POSTED ‘B’ COY. 14th REINFORCEMENTS.

08/06/1916.  TRANSFERRED FEATHERSTON.

11/06/1916.  TRANSFERRED TRENTHAM.

26/06/1916.  EMBARKED FROM WELLINGTON ON HMNZT MAUNGANUI.

28/08/1916.  ARRIVED ENGLAND (DEVONPORT). MARCHED INTO CAMP (‘SLING’).

15/09/1916.  ARRIVED FRANCE.

18/09/1916.  MARCHED INTO CAMP, ETAPLES.

01/10/1916.  JOINED UNIT 2nd BATTALION AUCKLAND INFANTRY REGIMENT.

27/02/1917.  ADMITTED 7th GENERAL HOSPITAL, St. OMER. (MUMPS).

09/03/1917.  ADMITTED 4th STATIONARY HOSPITAL. (RUBELLA).

15/03/1917.  TRANSFERRED BASE DEPOT FRANCE.

16/03/1917.  REJOINED UNIT.

05/06/1917.  WOUNDED IN ACTION IN FIELD. (MESSINES).  ADMITTED 77th FIELD AMBULANCE, ROUEN.

12/06/1917.  REJOINED UNIT.

19/08/1917.  PROCEEDED ON LEAVE TO U.K.

02/09/1917.  REJOINED BATTALION FROM LEAVE.

30/09/1917.  ATTACHED N.Z. WING 2nd ANZAC REINFORCEMENT CAMP.

27/10/1917.  REJOINED BATTALION FROM CAMP.

22/11/1917.  DETACHED AS CEMETERY CARETAKER.

22/02/1917.  REJOINED BATTALION.

21/04/1917.  PROMOTED TO LANCE CORPORAL.

11/06/1917.  DETACHED TO SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION.

24/07/1918.  REJOINED BATTALION.

30/08/1918.  KILLED IN ACTION IN THE FIELD, BAPAUME, FRANCE.                                                                                                 

A   AWARDED:

B  BRITISH WAR MEDAL   

V  VICTORY MEDAL.