RAINE, John Henry
(Service number 7/1276)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Clardyke, Mayfield, New Zealand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin J.H. Raine (father), Sefton House, Timaru, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

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

Post-war Occupations


Date 9 August 1916 Age
Place of Death Egypt
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference A. 87.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru (as F J RAINE)

Biographical Notes


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [5 Jan 2014]; Military Record - Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R20803885; SCRoll web submission by J Lemaire, 24 November 2017; Nelson Museum, Tyree Studio Collection images 93762 & 98563

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