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McNEIL, John
(Service number 26/193)

Aliases
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Archibald McNeil (father), Benhar, Dunedin, NZ
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Rifle Brigade.
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 1st Reinforcements, 4th Battalion
Date 2 May 1916
Transport Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Wellington, NZ Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion, 3rd

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 10 December 1917 Age
Place of Death Ypres, Belgium.
Cause Killed in Action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Memorial Reference NZ APSE, Panel 7.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

John McNeil was the son of Mr and Mrs Archibald McNeil, of Benhar, Dunedin, NZ.

Sources

Cenotaph

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Lesley Tennent (SC branch NZSG)

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