EGAN, John
(Service number 23/1976)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 6 October 1891 Place of Birth Southland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Taihape
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Michael EGAN (father), Wairio, Southland
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Date 4 March 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
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 EGAN was the son of Michael EGAN, of Wairio, Southland.


Cneotaph Database [11 August 2015]; Press, 10 October 1916 (Papers Past) [11 August 2015]

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