McTAGUE, Alford Adam
(Service number 12237)

Aliases Alford on Cenotaph Database
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 11 March 1896 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Frank McTAGUE (brother), Otipua Road, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 3rd Reinforcements to 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 6 May 1915
Transport Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With 12ths

Military Awards

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

October 1918 reported wounded.

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Hugh & Caroline McTAGUE, of Pareora. Brother George Hugh McTAGUE also served in WWI. Returned home in January 1919. Died 1974.


Cenotaph Database [02 November 2013]; Ashburton Guardian, 24 October 1918 (Papers Past) [02 November 2013]; Timaru Herald, 23 January 1919 (Papers Past) [02 November 2013]; NZ BDM (DiA) [02 November 2013]

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