MAZE, John
(Service number 15930)

Aliases Jack
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 5 May 1886 Place of Birth Milford

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Janet MAZE (mother), Ohape, Temuka
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 6th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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

November 1917 reported to be progressing favourably.

Post-war Occupations


Date 29 April 1946 Age 60 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 160, Plot 680
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of John & Janet (Jessie, nee BROWN) MAZE. Brother Francis Livingstone MAZE also served in WWI. Cousin Norman MAZE was killed in action in 1918 & cousin Allan also served.


Cenotaph Database [20 October 2013]; TDC headstone image, Temuka Cemetery [22 October 2013]; Timaru Herald, 3 November 1917 (Papers Past) [16 November 2013].

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