(Service number 51279)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth||Geraldine|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||W. IRVINE (father), Spring Burn, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||26th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||9 June 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Devonport, England|
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Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
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|Date||10 February 1969||Age||80 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch|
|Memorial Reference||Block 38, Plot 50|
|New Zealand Memorials|
This William IRVINE was the eldest son of William Stephen and Elizabeth (nee ADDY) IRVINE. A younger brother, Charles IRVINE, also served in WWI.
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