SHINE, David Alexander
(Service number 78258)

Aliases Birth & death registered as David SHINE.
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 11 October 1895 Place of Birth Fairview, New zealand

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Adair, Timaru
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs M. SHINE (mother), Adair, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
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 39th Reinforcements, C Company
Date 13 June 1918
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date 26 February 1944 Age 48 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Taita Old Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

David Shine was the son of David and Mary (Minnie, née O'Callaghan) Shine, of Adair near Timaru.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 February 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [18 February 2018]; Taita Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [20 February 2018]

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