GRAYBURN, Fred Watson
(Service number 6/1065)

First Rank Quartermaster Sergeant Last Rank


Date 13 September 1894 Place of Birth Ashburton

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Geraldine
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin H. GRAYBURN, orari, South Canterbury
Religion Methodist
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

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


Date 20 April 1987 Age 93 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Geraldine Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 551, Plot 2
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Fred Watson Grayburn was the son of Harland and Hannah Grayburn. He married Vera Maud Chalmers in 1920.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [29 June 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Aaffairs) [29 June 2017]; Geraldine Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [9 June 2017]

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