DINES, John Henry
(Service number 7/39)
|First Rank||Sergeant||Last Rank||Second Lieutenant|
|Date||15 June 1894||Place of Birth||Mount Cook, Canterbury|
|Date||15 Aug 1914-31 Dec 1915||Age|
|Address at Enlistment||Fairlie|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||George William Dines (father), Fairlie|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body; NZEF|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Mounted Rifles; 37th Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles Brigade|
|Date||16 October 1914; 13 June 1918|
|Transport||Tahiti or Athenic/ Manuka|
|Embarked From||Lyttelton; Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Wounded in the chest at Hill 60, approx 26 August 1915; Evacuated to Military Hospital, Alexandra
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|New Zealand Memorials|
John Henry and his twin brother George William were the sons of George William & Elizabeth Ann Dines, of Fairlie.
B Talman also comments: "...also served in the Army during WW2, as Captain (Temporary) Company Commander 3rd Training Battalion Burnham in 1941...".
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (November 2014); Web submission by S Rainey, 23 April 2020; "GEORGE WILLIAM DINES – Fairlie War Memorial leads a grandson to claim a descendant’s WW1 medal for his grandfather" on Medals Reunited NZ at https://medalsreunitednz.co.nz/george-william-dines-fairlie-war-memorial-leads-a-grandson-to-claim-a-descendants-ww1-medal-for-his-grandfather/; SCRoll web submission by B Talman, 5 February 2023
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