(Service number 80055)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Rifleman|
|Date||27 October 1879,||Place of Birth||Forfar, Scotland|
|Address at Enlistment||Mt Aitken, Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs C. CHRISTIE (wife), Theodocia Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealan Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||42nd Reinforcements, A Company|
|Date||1 August 1918|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Rifle Brigade|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||3 September 1958||Age||78 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 53, Plot 627|
|New Zealand Memorials|
John Christie married Clara Saxon in 1914 in New Zealand. Late in 1917 he was drawn in the Second Ballot for Second Division Class A drafts. When he enlisted he was a shepherd near Waimate while Clara was residing at Timaru. .
Timaru Herald, 4 December 1917 (Papers Past) [08 August 2015]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 December 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone images (Timaru District Council) [22 December 2019]
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