BROCKIE, Adam Murray
(Service number 11617)

Aliases Enlisted as Adam BROCKIE
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 27 February 1895 Place of Birth Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment North Street, Timaru
Occupation Shepherd
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin William BROCKIE (father), Sprott Farm, Dunbar, Scotland. also Helen BROCKIE (sister), Hayden Downs, Woodgrove, North Canterbury.
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 12th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 1 May 1916
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From 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
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date *1969 Age 74 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Adam Murray Brockie was the second son of William Brockie and his wife, Christina née Murray. South Canterbury’s quota of the 12th Reinforcements, which included A. Brockie, Timaru, left Timaru for Trentham by the second express north on 12 January 1916. The troops were farewelled in the Drill Shed at 3 pm, the public being admitted but not allowed to mix with the men. After his Worship the Mayor, the Rev. Dean Tubman, and Mr J. Craigie, M.P., addressed the troops, they processed to the station, headed by the 2nd (South Canterbury) Regimental Band, and acknowledged by a guard of honour formed by the cadets. In 1919 Adam was a farm labourer at Cave. He married Mary Ellen McMaster in 1926 in New Zealand. His older brother, Andrew Brockie, also served in World War One with the New Zealand Forces.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 September 2019]; Timaru Herald, 11 January 1916 (Papers Past) [09 August 2014]

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