PINCKNEY, John William
(Service number )

First Rank Last Rank Lieutenant


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Previous Military Experience 4th Bn.
Marital Status
Next of Kin
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with UK Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation British Army
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (incl. Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps), 1st King Edward's Horse (The King's Oversea Dominions)

Military Awards

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 11 April 1918 Age 23
Place of Death France
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blangy, Pas de Calais, France
Memorial Reference II. K. 2.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial; Woodbury War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of George and Edith Howard Pinckney, of Waikaia, Southland, New Zealand.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R22422446; Probate held at Archives New Zealand, Dunedin Office Item ID R22051510

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John Sutherland, SC branch NZSG

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