McINTYRE, William Nichol
(Service number 9/165)

Aliases Second name sometimes spelt 'Nicol'
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Corporal


Date 28 April 1890 Place of Birth Maitland, Southland, New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date 15 August 1914 Age 24
Address at Enlistment Maitland, Gore, New Zealand
Occupation Farm Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin John P McIntyre (father) Maitland, Southland, New Zealand. Later Box 10, Morven, South Canterbury; then later again 16 Nile St, Timaru, New Zealand
Religion Presbyterian
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 Otago Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Embarked From Port Chalmers, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Pioneer Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1914-15-16, Egypt Expeditionary Force 1916, Galliopli 1915, Western Europe 1916
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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 15 September 1916 Age 26
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Caterpillar Valley(New Zealand) memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Son of John Pearson and Beatrice McIntryre of 16 Nile Street, Timaru, New Zealand. Brother of Grace Young (b.1885), Catherine Rutherford (b.1887), Hugh Pearson (b.1888), Beatrice (b.1892), John Alexander (b.1894), Alice Mary (b.1895), Isabella Ponton (b.1897), and Lillias Adamina Buchanan (b.1899).


Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database (Nov 2013); Archways(Nov 2013); CWGC (Nov 2013); NZWar Graves (Nov 2013); NZBDN 1890/8724 (Nov 2013) War Census CD (Nov 2013)

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