SCOULAR, John Lamb
(Service number 6/540)

Aliases also known as Scoullar
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 20 June 1891 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date 8 November 1914 Age
Address at Enlistment Beverley (Rd), Timaru
Occupation Clerk BNZ
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs T. Scoullar, Edendale, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti ot Athenic
Embarked From Lyttelton, Canterbury Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1914-15, Gallipoli 1915
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 Between 25 April 1915 and 1 May 1915 Age 23
Place of Death Walkers's Ridge, Gallipoli, Turkey
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Lone Pine Memorial
Memorial Reference Panel Reference 75
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; South Canterbury Savage Club Roll of Honour

Biographical Notes

Son of the late Thomas Scoullar and Marion. Breother of Thomas James Scoullar.


Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database (Sept 2013)

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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