MENZIES, Louis Wilkie
(Service number 34526)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date 30 April 1891 Place of Birth Maheno, Otago

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Rangiora
Occupation Grain buyer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin John MENZIES, Coronation Street, Waimate
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 24th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Artillery
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Pakeha
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
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 27 June 1972 Age 83 years
Place of Death New Zealand
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Guthrie Menzies was the son of John and Margaret Menzies. He was educated ay Maheno and Oamaru South schools. he married Elsie Agnes Prudence Sinclair in 1923. His brother John Guthrie Menzies also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 April 2019]; School Admission record (Oamaru Branch NZSG) [21 April 2019]

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