BORRIE, Donald
(Service number 50466)

First Rank Gunner Last Rank


Date 14 March 1897 Place of Birth Port Chalmers

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Box 25, Waimate
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin James BORRIE (father), Waimate
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 29th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Artillery
Date 13 August 1917
Transport Mokoia
Embarked From Destination Glasgow, Scotland
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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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

Stock buyer


Date 11 September 1981 Age 84 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Donald Borrie was the twin son of James and Margaret (née Johnstone) Borrie. Donald and his brother enlisted and embarked together.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [12 April 2017]

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