SELBIE, John Noble
(Service number 26/1726)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date 3 August 1876 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Stud farm, Waikanae
Occupation Stockman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs George SELBIE (mother), Claremont, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 2nd Reinforcements, 4th Battalion, H Company
Date 1 April 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Rifle Brigade

Military Awards

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Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 23 March 1958 Age 85 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 109, Plot 2
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Noble Selbie was the second son of George and Emily (née Wederell) Selbie.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [11 December 2016]

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