RITCHIE, John William
(Service number 69296)

First Rank Private Last Rank Rifleman


Date 2 November 1880 Place of Birth Aberdeen, Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Fish curer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W. RITCHIE (father), 56 Moana Road, Kelburn, Wellington; then C/o W. Ritchie & Sons, Fish Merchants, 172 Stafford Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 34th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 8 February 1918
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Rifle Brigade

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

Fish merchant


Date 20 November 1937 Age 56 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 104, Plot 12
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John William Ritchie was the son of Mr W. Ritchie, of Wellington.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [02 December 2016]

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