McKELLAR, Archibald Campbell
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Date 28 June 1888 Place of Birth Otaki

Enlistment Information

Date 21 March 1918 Age 29 years 9 months
Address at Enlistment 11 Hatton Street, Timaru
Occupation Cook
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs e. McKELLAR (mother), 11 Hatton Street, Timaru
Medical Information Height 5 feet 2 inches. Weight 132 lbs. Chest measurement 34-36½ inches. Complexion dark. Eyes brown. Sight - right eye 6/18, left eye 6/9. Hearing & colour vision both normal. Limbs well formed. Full & perfect movement of all joints. Chest well formed. Heart & lungs normal. Free from hernia, varicocele, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. Had had fits - last in 1907. No notification for consumption. Never under treatment in a sanatorium or mental institution. Absence from work - epileptic fits since childhood when 5 years old; hip joint disease. States - Had freq. Epileptic fits until 5 years of age & was free until 18 yrs old, when they came on again.

Military Service

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Date 5 April 1947 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waipukurau Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Archibald Campbell McKellar was born Archibald Ferguson McKellar, the eldest son of Archibald and Emily (née Carter) McKellar.


NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ ref. AABK 18805 W5544 0074365) [21 July 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 July 2016]

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