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HARRISON, John
(Service number 28339)

Aliases John McGeahan
First Rank Private Last Rank Private

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth Ireland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin George Innes(friend), Masterton, NZ
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 18th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 10 November 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With 18th Reinforcements

Military Awards

Campaigns
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

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 6 October 1918 Age
Place of Death Dunedin, New Zealand
Cause
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Tomahawk Road, Dunedin, NZ. Lot 66 
Memorial Reference Lot 66
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

John Harrison was born in Ireland

Sources

Cenotaph Data Base, Auckland Museum, Archives

External Links

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Researched and Written by

Ann Munro (SC branch NZSG)

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