MAZE, John
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Date 8 September 1873 Place of Birth Temuka

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Date Age
Address at Enlistment Pleasant Point
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. One child
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Biographical Notes

This John MAZE was the oldest son of Michael and Sarah (née BROWN) MAZE, and a brother of Norman and Allan. John married Elizabeth Ann Leitch SMITH in 1902and they had a daughter Marjorie born in 1911. John had been medically examinedfor service in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force and passed Fit in January 1915. In January 1918 he was placed in Class B as he had one child.


Timaru Herald, 20 August 1886, 14 July 1917, 19 September 1917, 23 January 1918, 11 July 1919, 4 August 1919, Press, 18 June 1928, 11 January 1929, 12 November 1929, 2 August 1930 (Papers Past) [14 May 2014; 01 November 2015]

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