(Service number 2/286)
|First Rank||Driver||Last Rank|
|Date||21 January 1893||Place of Birth||Geraldine|
|Address at Enlistment||51 Waldergrave Street, Palmerston North|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Peter BILLINGS, Geraldine, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||New Zealand Field Artillery|
|Date||16 October 1914|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Field Artillery|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||19 June 1963||Age||70 years|
|Place of Death||Ashburton|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Ashburton Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
John Billings was the son of Peter and Elizabeth (née Coombs) Billings.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 March 2017]; Ashburton Cemetery burial record (Ashburton District Council) [18 March 2017], Ashburton Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [18 March 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [18 March 2017]
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