MENZIES, James Lawrence
(Service number 7/2078)

First Rank Quartermaster Sergeant Last Rank Corporal


Date 27 July 1890 Place of Birth Pleasant Valley, Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age 26
Address at Enlistment 129 Somerfield Road, Spreydon, Christchurch
Occupation School Master
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs M.F. Menzies (wife)
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Egypt
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation C Squadron, 9th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 8 January 1916
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

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 24 September 1972 Age 82
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


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Paula Wells, SC branch NZSG

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