McLACHLAN, Henry Lamont
(Service number 36879)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Private


Date 11 April 1883 Place of Birth Palmerston

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 12 Edward Street, Timaru
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs McLACHLAN (mother), 12 Edward Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements J Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Auckland Regiment

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Post-war Occupations


Date 24 October 1934 Age 51 years
Place of Death Timaru
Cause Chronic myocardial degeneration
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 103, Plot 14
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Henry Lamont McLachlan was the son of Archibald Lamont and Mary Elizabeth (née Boyles) McLachlan. His mother was next-of-kin when Henry enlisted and again at his death in 1934.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [02 December 2016]

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