SQUIRE, Albert Henry
(Service number 20442)

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Date 29 June 1889 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Raetihi
Occupation Bushman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. R. SQUIRE (mother), Bourndale, Makikihi, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 16th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Date 21 August 1916
Transport Mokoia
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 3 June 1971 Age 82 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Albert Henry Squire was the son of Henry and Martha Rebecca (née Ford) Squire. His brother Francis John Squire also served in World War One.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [30 December 2016]; Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru, plaque transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [02 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [02 January 2017]

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