McKIBBIN, William
(Service number 88153 )

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Date 24 April 1885 Place of Birth Pleasant Point

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Pleasant Point
Occupation Storekeeper & farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Miss Kathleen McKIBBIN (sister), Pleasant Point near Timaru
Religion Church of England
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Storekeeper, grocer


Date 4 February 1956 Age 70 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Waikumete, Auckland; ashes interred Pleasant Point Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William McKibbin was the son of William and Magaret Anna McKibbin, of Pleasant Point. He was educated at the Pleasant Point School. His brothers, Thomas and Victor, both served in World War I..


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of internal Affairs) [26 May 2018]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [25 May 2018]

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