McINTYRE, Albert
(Service number 49643)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank Sergeant


Date 22 March 1896 Place of Birth Pleasant Point

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Pleasant Point
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience 2nd South Canterbury Regiment - still serving
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs L. McINTYRE (mother), Pleasant Point, South Canterbury; later 6 Roslyn Terrace, Timaru
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 28th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 26 July 1917
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Infantry Regiment

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Date Reason

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Post-war Occupations


Date 18 January 1962 Age 65 years
Place of Death Hokitika
Memorial or Cemetery Hokitika Cemetery
Memorial Reference RSA.2, Plot 34
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Albert McIntyre was born on 22 March 1896 at Pleasant Point and baptised there, the fourth son of John and Letitia (née Cochrane) McIntyre. Along with his brothers and sisters, Albert was educated at Pleasant Point School. His name was recorded on the 1916 Reserves Roll. When he enlisted, after being called up, he was a farm hand at Pleasant Point for his mother, his father having died in 1905.

Corporal A. McIntyre embarked with the 28th Reinforcements on 26 July 1917, headed for Plymouth, England, per the “Ulimaroa”. Sergeant-Major A. McIntyre returned to New Zealand by the “Marama” which was due on 17 July 1919. Albert married Dorothy Mabel Thew in 1920. He died on 18 January 1962 at Hokitika and was buried in the local cemetery. His oldest brother, William McIntyre, served with the Australian Forces.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 April 2021]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [17 April 2021]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 April 2021]; Hokitika Cemetery burial record [17 April 2021]; Timaru Herald, 2 July 1919 (Papers Past) [17 April 2021]

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