McCALL, John Joseph
(Service number 6/4318)

First Rank Private Last Rank Second Lieutenant


Date 19 August 1891 Place of Birth Kerrytown, South Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 96 Moorhouse Avenue, Christchurch
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Linda E.D. McCall (wife), 96 Moorhouse Avenue, Christchurch
Religion Roman Catholic
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 11th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 11 April 1916
Transport HMNZT 49 Tahiti or HMNZT 50 Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals British War Medal; Victory Medal
Military Awards DCM

Award Circumstances and Date

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 12 June 1919 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

McCall also served in the Second World War, ending his service at the rank of Major.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [6 November 2018]; SColl web submission by M McNamara 28 October 2019

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Tony Rippin, South Canterbury Museum

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