McLEAN, Alexander Archibald
(Service number 78248)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 23 December 1881 Place of Birth Invercargill, NZ

Enlistment Information

Date 11/14/1917 Age 36 years
Address at Enlistment Ohaupo, Waikato, NZ
Occupation Postmaster
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs SJ McLean (wife), c/o Mrs J Cunningham, 38 Prospect Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland, NZ.
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 39th ReinforcementsC Company
Date 6/13/1918
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Wellington, NZ Destination Liverpool, England.
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Infantry.

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 August 1918 Age 37 years
Place of Death At sea enroute to England.
Cause Died of Disease
Notices Timaru Herald 9 September, 1918
Memorial or Cemetery Auckland Provincial Memorial.
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Chalmers Church Memorial Plaque (as Archibald A McLean)

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Lesley Tennent (SC branch NZSG)

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