McTAGUE, George Hugh
(Service number 21870)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||10 October 1880||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||F. McTAGUE (brother), Otipua, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||7th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company|
|Date||21 August 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Plymouth, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||16ths|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
January 1918 in hospital - severe case; February 1918 reported progressing favourably. March 1918 transferred to the New Zealand convalescent hospital at Hornchurch.
|Date||4 April 1950||Age||69 yrs|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of Hugh & Caroline McTAGUE, of Pareora. Brother Alford Adam McTAGUE also served in WWI. Returned home in January 1919.
Cenotaph Database [02 November 2013]; Timaru Herald, 23 January 1918, 11 February 1918, 4 March 1918, 23 January 1919 (Papers Past) [02 November 2013]; NZ BDM (DiA) [02 November 2013]
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