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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Driver
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin John Halliday (father), Waihao Forks, Waimate, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 11th Reinforcements Canterbury Battalion, C Company
Date 4 January 1916
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti
Embarked From Wellinton, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd 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 21 Sept 1916 Age
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in Action
Memorial or Cemetery Caterpillar Valley,(NZ) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme,France.
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

John Halliday was the son of Mr. and Mrs John Halliday, of Waimate, Timaru, New Zealand.


Cenotaph Data Base, Auckland Museum, Archway & CWGC

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Ann Munro (SC branch NZSG)

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