MUNRO, Alexander John
(Service number 15936)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 19 July 1892 Place of Birth Lyttelton

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Four Peaks, Canterbury
Occupation farm servant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J. MUNRO (father), Te Moana, Canterbury
Religion Presbyterian
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 6th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Mixed farmer


Date 6 June 1951 Age 58 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 1A, Plot 424
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Alexander John Munro was the son of John and Margaret (née Ross) Munro. He married Lilian Constance Sanderson on 4 March 1927 at Christchurch. Alexander was an invalid pensioner at his death.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 June 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [24 June 2017]; Ruru Cemetery Christchurch burial record (Christchurch City Council) [245 June 2017]

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