(Service number 27280)

First Rank private Last Rank Private


Date 11 September 1884 Place of Birth Bay of Islands

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Railway Boarding House, Timaru
Occupation Farm Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin John Halliday senr, (father) Kawakawa, Bay of Islands
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 17th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 25 Sept 1916
Transport HMNZT 64, Devon
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Auckland Infantry regiment, 1st Battalion

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 March 1918 Age 34
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause kia
Memorial or Cemetery Grevillers (NZ) Memorial, Grevillers, British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru, Kawakawa RSA Roll of Honour, Kawakawa Memorial Library now Museum Memorial Plaque

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Liz Shea (SC branch NZSG)

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