Kenneth MacCormick 13 January 1891 - 23 June 1963 Key details Contribute › Service number3/185 AWMM6163 AWMM Also known asKenneth McCormick AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMNew Zealand Medical Corps AWMMWW2 AWMMBrigadier AWMMNew Zealand Medical Corps AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMMWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 439 - No known copyright restricti … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesKenneth AWMM SurnameMacCormick AWMM Ingoa Also known asKenneth McCormick AWMM Service number3/185 AWMM6163 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth13 January 1891 AWMM Place of birthAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMMedical Practicioner AWMMWW1 AWMMMedical Practicioner AWMMWW2 AWMMSurgeon AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentPre 5 August 1914 AWMMSelwyn CollegeDunedinNew Zealand AWMMUnknown AWMMUnknown address AWMMUnknown AWMM98 Symonds StreetAucklandnew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationJudge MacCormick (father)Manukau RoadParnellAucklandNew Zealand AWMMJudge MacCormick (father)Manukau RoadParnellAucklandNew Zealand AWMMMrs Kathleen MacCormick (wife)98 Symonds StreetAucklandnew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 16 October 1914 AWMMSingle AWMMPre 1 April 1916 AWMMSingle AWMMPre 1940 AWMMMarried AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMMWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1915-1916 AWMMGallipoli AWMMGallipoliTurkey AWMMNorth Africa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number3/185 AWMM6163 AWMM Military unitsNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM2 New Zealand Field Ambulance AWMMMedical Services, 1 NZ Division AWMMNorthern Military District AWMM Military serviceNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM2 New Zealand Field Ambulance AWMMMedical Services, 1 NZ Division AWMMNorthern Military District AWMM Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsCompanion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB) AWMMDSO citation: "For conspicious gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of the evacuation of the wounded during an action. He remained at duty for forty eight hours without rest, visiting the advanced posts, searching shellholes, and bringing in many wounded. When one of his bearer posts was heavily shelled, with great coolness he got all the wounded away, staying behind himself until the last had left. He set a splendid example of courage and untiring energy." (London Gazette, 26 November 1917) AWMMCommander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) AWMMCompanion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) AWMM1914-1915 Star AWMMBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMMVictory Medal AWMM1939-1945 Star AWMMAfrica Star AWMMDefence Medal AWMMWar Medal 1939-1945 with oak leaf AWMMNew Zealand War Service Medal AWMMCoronation Medal 1953 AWMMEfficiency Decoration (ED) AWMMColonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal AWMMNew Zealand Territorial Service Medal AWMM Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMM5 August 1914 AWMMOtagoNew Zealand AWMMWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM23 AWMMWW1 AWMMWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM16 October 1914 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM16 October 1914 AWMMHMNZT 3-12 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMM16 October 19143 December 1914 AWMMWW1 AWMM1 April 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM1 April 1916 AWMMHMNZT 49 HMNZT 50 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 1 April 1916Arrived - 1-3 May 1916 AWMMWW2 AWMM1940 AWMMApr 1942 AWMMUnknown Transport AWMMNewfoundlandCanadaPrestwickAyrshireStrathclydeScotland AWMMApril 1942 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM16 October 1914 AWMMMain Body AWMMMedical Corps AWMMUnknown Ship AWMMCaptain AWMMWW1 AWMM1 April 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) AWMM11th Reinforcements, New Zealand Medical Corps AWMMTahiti or Maunganui AWMMCaptain AWMMWW2 AWMM1940 AWMMHeadquarters, Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMUnknown Ship AWMMLieutenant Colonel AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Discharge Contribute › DischargeWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMNew Zealand Medical Corps AWMMWW2 AWMMBrigadier AWMMNew Zealand Medical Corps AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Charles Edward MacCormickReturned to NZ at some point during World War 1 and then re-embarked with the 11th Reinforcements on 1 April 1916Served as Regimental Medical Officer (RMO) for 4 Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade, 1916-17Promoted to Major and appointed Commanding Officer (CO) of 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 10 August 1917Temporary Lt Colonel & Deputy Assistant Director of Medical Services (DADMS) of 1 NZ Division, January 1918Discharged from 1 NZEF in the UK, 18 January 1919 and he returned to NZ in 1922Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 1925Assistant Director of Medical Services (ADMS) of Northern Military District, 1930-34Enlisted with 2 NZEF as Colonel and ADMS, January 1940Promoted to Brigadier and Director of Medical Services (DMS), October 1940Returned to NZ in April 1943MacCormick's initial embarkation details give both his and his father's surnames as "McCormick", but all subsequent listings give the surname as "MacCormick" AWMM Read more Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death72 AWMM Date of death23 June 1963 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Death notesAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Kenneth MacCormick by laying a poppy. William Canning MacClure Donald MacConnachie Kenneth MacCormick Walter Wilfred MacCracken Arthur MacCubbin Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Kenneth MacCormick Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20549174Archives NZNew Zealand Electronic Text Collection topic pagehttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/name-005423.htmlNZETC DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 439 AWMMNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM28: 27 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. 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