(Service number 405)

First Rank Private Last Rank Trooper


Date Unknown Place of Birth Winchester, NZ

Enlistment Information

Date 14 September 1914 Age 29
Address at Enlistment GPO, Freemantle, Western Australia
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience Timaru City Riffles, 3 years.
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr A E Walsh [sic], Timaru, New Zealand. [Welch is correct spelling]
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with Australian Imperial Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 16 Battalion. C Company
Date 22 December 1914
Transport HMAT A40 Ceramic
Embarked From Melbourne, Australia Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With 16th Bn

Military Awards

Campaigns Gallipoli
Service Medals 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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 1 April 1917 Age
Place of Death
Cause Killed in Action
Memorial or Cemetery Australian National Memorial,Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial Wall, Timaru; Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Panel No. 80

Biographical Notes

Son of the late William and Ellen nee Ogden McWhinney


Anzacs Online (; GenForum (; Austalian War Memoriala (; Discovering Anzacs (

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Ann Munro, SC branch NZSG

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