CHISHOLM, John James
(Service number 83736)

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Date 23 February 1886 Place of Birth Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 3 Sarah Street, Timaru
Occupation Taxi proprietor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Alice CHISHOLM (wife), 3 Sarah Street, Timaru
Religion Protestant
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Post-war Occupations

Taxi driver


Date 30 September 1967 Age 81 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 19, Plot 151
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John James Chisholm was the son of William Farquharson and Martha Murray (née emslie) Chisholm. He married Alice Chisholm in 1912 at Timaru. Late in 1917 he was drawn in the Second Ballot for Second Division Class A drafts.


Timaru Herald, 4 December 1917 (Papers Past) [08 August 2015]; Ruru Lawn Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [22 December 2019]

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