McKIBBIN, Thomas
(Service number 3/855)

First Rank Captain Last Rank


Date 13 March 1879 Place of Birth Pleasant Point, Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Hastings
Occupation Medicial practitioner
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Ida McKIBBIN (wife), Hastings, New Zealand; C/o 3/855 Major McKIBBIN, D.A.D.M.S, Fl..., N.Z.E.F., Southampton Row, London
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Medical Corps
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Health Officer


Date 3 November 1943 Age 64 years
Place of Death 18 William Street, Dunedin (residence)
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Dunedin
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas McKibbin was the son of William and Magaret Anna McKibbin, of Pleasant Point. He was educated at the Pleasant Point and Temuka schools. Thomas married Ida Annie Fairclough on 5 May 1907 at the Taranaki Wesleyan Church.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [25 May 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of internal Affairs) [26 May 2018]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [25 May 2018]

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