McPHERSON, Cyril Norman Gilbert
(Service number 6/520)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 14 April 1895 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment North Street, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin John McPHERDON, North Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

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

Gunshot wound to left arm

Post-war Occupations


Date 20 October 1958 Age 63 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 108, Plot 6
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Cyril Norman Gilbert McPherson was the son of John and Emma McPherson.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [11 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [11 December 2016]

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