McBRATNEY , John Cuthbert Leat
(Service number 25/1005)

Aliases Cuthbert
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 21 September 1895 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Lilian WILKS (sister), Winchester, South Canterbury
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 3rd Battalion, Advance Party, Machine-Gun Section
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Tahiti or Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
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

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Cuthbert Leat McBRATNEY (Cuthbert) was the son of Lilian McBRATNEY, who married Charles WILKS in 1902, and the grandson of John and Georgina (nee CARTHEW) McBRATNEY.


Cenotaph Database [19 November 2014]; NZBDM Indexes (DIA historical records) [10 December 2014]

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