McCOLL, Malcolm
(Service number 40712)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 6 December 1889 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Geraldine
Occupation Stock agent
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs L. F. McCOLL (mother), Highlands, Geraldine
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements, G Company
Date 14 March 1917
Transport Ruapehu
Embarked From Destination
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



Date 17 August 1944 Age 54 years
Place of Death Geraldine
Memorial or Cemetery Geraldine Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 324, Plot 115
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Malcolm McColl was the older son of John Livingstone and Lucy Finetta (née Dyson) McColl. He attended several South Canterbury schools - Kakahu, Clandeboye, Orton, Hilton and Geraldine. Malcom returned to Geraldine with Draft 187 which brought a large number of soldiers home in early October 1918. Malcolm married Znnie Christina Bell in 1919.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 July 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [14 July 2019]; School Admission records [July 2019]; Cemetery records; Evening Post, 30 September 1918 (Papers Past) [16 August 2016]

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