GUTHRIE, Mungo Alexander
(Service number 27279)

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Date 8 August 1886 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Ashburton
Occupation Hairdresser
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married.
Next of Kin Mrs Margaret GUTHRIE (wife), 117 Cambridge Street, Hampstead, Ashburton
Religion Presbyterian
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 17th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 25 September 1916
Transport Devon
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Post-war Occupations



Date 20 August 1953 Age 67 years
Place of Death Ashburton
Memorial or Cemetery Ashburton Cemetery
Memorial Reference Area 179, Plot 20
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Mungo Alexander Guthrie was the son of William and Margaret McNab (née Morrison) Guthrie. He was educated at Waimataitai School. His father died in 1907. On 18 December 1909 at Tinwald he married Margaret Ross. Mungo and Margaret had two chidren. Aftaer the war they divorced and in 1920 Mungo married Grace Ross, by whom he had several children.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 July 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [July 2019]; School Admission records [July 2019]; Cemetery records; Timaru Herald, 18 June 1907 [x 2] (Papers Past) [15 July 2019]

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