(Service number 78580)
|Aliases||Birth registered as MacPHERSON|
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||22 January 1883||Place of Birth||Morven|
|Address at Enlistment||Cave, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Marital Status||Married. One child|
|Next of Kin||Mrs J. M. McPHERSON (wife), 19 Tainui Road, Andersons Bay, Dunedin|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||2 September 1958||Age||75 years|
|Place of Death||Balclutha|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Balclutha Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Peter McPherson, 78580, was the son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Betsy, née Cunningham) McPherson. He attended the Waihao Native School at Waihao near Waimate.Peter married Jane McChesney Crombie on 7 November 1914 at Invercargill. Their daughter, Iris Anne McPherson, was born on 7 March 1918 at Timaru. Thomas was a brother of Neil who served in World War One and a cousin of Peter and Roger who served. His brother Thomas also enlisted.
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