(Service number 52571)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 25 June 1879 Place of Birth Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 17 Gibson Street, Timaru
Occupation Carpenter and joiner
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs J. S. GIBSON (mother), 17 Gibson Street, 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 Reinforcements G Company (part)
Date 12 June 1917
Transport Tahiti or Munagnui
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 2 February 1946 Age 66 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 129, Plot 560
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Brodie, born on 25 June 1879 in Scotland, was the son of John and Jane Brodie. John was drawn in the Third Ballot for the South Canterbury district in January 1917.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 January 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [04 January 2017]Timaru Herald, 13 January 1917 (Papers Past) [31 December 2016]

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