Profile

DEPREE, John Griffiths
(Service number 36741)

Aliases
First Rank Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant Last Rank Private

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Motor driver
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs E.E Depree (wife), 135 Onepu Rd, Lyall Bay, Wellington
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 25th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Turakina
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 24 August 1918 Age
Place of Death Bapaume, France
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France
Memorial Reference III. A. 4
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

husband of Evelyn Ensor Depree of 160 Richmond Rd, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Sources

Cenotaph Jan 2014

External Links

Related Documents

No documents available. 

Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

Currently Assigned to

MHS

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 Logo. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License unless otherwise stated.

Tell us more

Do you have information that could be added to this story? Or related images that you are happy to share? Submit them here!

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
Your Details
Veteran Details
- you may attach an image or document up to 10MB