Kenneth MacCormick Born 13 January 1891 - Died 23 June 1963 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number3/185 AWMM6163 AWMM Also known asKenneth McCormick AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Unknown AWMMNew Zealand Medical Corps AWMMWW2 Brigadier AWMMNew Zealand Medical Corps AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMMWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth13 January 1891 AWMM Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Medical practitioner AWMMWW1 Medical practitioner AWMMWW2 Surgeon AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentPre 05 Aug 1914 Selwyn College, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMMUnknown Unknown address AWMMUnknown 98 Symonds Street, Auckland, new Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationJudge MacCormick (father), Manukau Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMMJudge MacCormick (father), Manukau Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMMMrs Kathleen MacCormick (wife), 98 Symonds Street, Auckland, new Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMMPre 01 Apr 1916 Single AWMMPre 1940 Married AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMMWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMMGallipoli, Turkey AWMMNorth Africa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number3/185 AWMM6163 AWMM Military serviceVolunteer prior to World War 1 AWMMTerritorial Force, Assistant Director of Medical Services AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM2 New Zealand Field Ambulance AWMMMedical Services, 1 NZ Division AWMMNorthern Military District AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsCompanion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB) AWMMCommander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) AWMMCompanion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) 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) 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 Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 5 August 1914 AWMMOtago, New Zealand AWMMWW1 Unknown AWMMWW2 Unknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 23 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 16 October 1914 AWMM HMNZT 3-12 AWMMVessel was Unknown Ship AWMMCaptain AWMM; New Zealand Medical Corps AWMM; Main Body AWMMWW1 1 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 49 or HMNZT 50 AWMMVessel was Tahiti or Maunganui AWMMCaptain AWMM; 11th Reinforcements, New Zealand Medical Corps AWMM; New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMWW2 Apr 1942 AWMM Unknown Transport AWMMVessel was Unknown Ship AWMMLieutenant Colonel AWMM; Headquarters, Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM; 2NZEF: 1st Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Unknown AWMMNew Zealand Medical Corps AWMMWW2 Brigadier AWMMNew Zealand Medical Corps AWMM 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 Death About death Contribute › Age at death72 AWMM Date of death23 June 1963 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Death notesAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary 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 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Kenneth MacCormick Leave a note Contribute › Processing Having chosen to live in North Ayrshire very close to Prestwick it is a strange feeling to realise that a possible common ancestor lived and worked for a time so close to where I am now. Public - Daniel - Researcher - 26 February 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20549174Further ReferenceNew Zealand Electronic Text Collection topic pagehttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/name-005423.htmlFurther ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C36394Further Reference 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. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 109 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 26 February 2015DanielStevenston North Ayrshire ScotlandResearcher Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.