PIZZEY, John Beecham
(Service number 49652)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||31 January 1885||Place of Birth||Geraldine|
|Address at Enlistment||Orari, Canterbury|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||John PIZZEY (father), Geraldine, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||27th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||13 June 1917|
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|Date||21 August 1956||Age||71 years|
|Place of Death||Geraldine|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Geraldine Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 221, Plot 179|
|New Zealand Memorials|
John Beecham Pizzey was the son of John and Alice (née Huffey) Pizzey. In 1925 he married Jane Elizabeth Lynch. His brother Robert was called up for military service.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [31 October 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal affairs) [13 November 2017]; Geraldine Cemetery headstone image) (Timaru District Council) [13 November 2017]
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