(Service number 78600)
|First Rank||Last Rank||Trooper|
|Date||9 December 1897||Place of Birth||Geraldine|
|Date||2 February 1918||Age||20 years|
|Address at Enlistment||Eiffelton, Ashburton|
|Previous Military Experience||28th Canterbury Regiment - still serving|
|Next of Kin||Mr J. McQUILKIN (father), Eiffelton, Ashburton|
|Medical Information||Height 6 feet 2 inches. Weight 140 lbs. Chest measurement 35-38 inches. Complexion pale. Eyes blue. Hair fair. Sight - both eyes 6/6. Hearing & colour vision both good. Limbs well formed. full & perfect movement of all joints. Chest well formed. Heart & lungs normal. Illness - pleuro-pneumonia 1914. Free from hernia, varicocele, varicose veins, haemorrhoids. Vaccinated. Good bodily & mental health. No slight defects. No fits. Class A.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||18 November 1918||Reason||Demobilized.|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||3 September 1959||Age||61 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Ashburton Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
John McQuilkin was the son of Joseph Patrick McQuilkin and his wife, Maria Margaret née Kennedy, and a nephew of Edward Daniel Kennedy who served in World War One.
NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ ref. AABK 18805 W5544 0076419) [02 December 2016];
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