(Service number 49643)
|First Rank||Corporal||Last Rank||Sergeant|
|Date||22 March 1896||Place of Birth||Pleasant Point|
|Address at Enlistment||Pleasant Point|
|Previous Military Experience||2nd South Canterbury Regiment - still serving|
|Next of Kin||Mrs L. McINTYRE (mother), Pleasant Point, South Canterbury; later 6 Roslyn Terrace, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||28th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||26 July 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Plymouth, Devon, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Otago Infantry Regiment|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||18 January 1962||Age||65 years|
|Place of Death||Hokitika|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Hokitika Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||RSA.2, Plot 34|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Albert McIntyre was born on 22 March 1896 at Pleasant Point and baptised there, the fourth son of John and Letitia (née Cochrane) McIntyre. Along with his brothers and sisters, Albert was educated at Pleasant Point School. His name was recorded on the 1916 Reserves Roll. When he enlisted, after being called up, he was a farm hand at Pleasant Point for his mother, his father having died in 1905.
Corporal A. McIntyre embarked with the 28th Reinforcements on 26 July 1917, headed for Plymouth, England, per the “Ulimaroa”. Sergeant-Major A. McIntyre returned to New Zealand by the “Marama” which was due on 17 July 1919. Albert married Dorothy Mabel Thew in 1920. He died on 18 January 1962 at Hokitika and was buried in the local cemetery. His oldest brother, William McIntyre, served with the Australian Forces.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 April 2021]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [17 April 2021]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 April 2021]; Hokitika Cemetery burial record [17 April 2021]; Timaru Herald, 2 July 1919 (Papers Past) [17 April 2021]
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