George Ogilvie was the son of Jean Ogilvie, of Nelson St., Karoro, Greymouth, New Zealand, and the late William Thomas Ogilvie.
Embarked Wellington, 15 November 1916 on board HMNZT 'Tahiti'; admitted to ship's hospital, 31 December 1916; disembarked devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and admitted to hospital, and relinquished appointment of Lance Corporal.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 May 1917.
Transferred to NZ Cyclists' Corps, 3 May 1918.
Detached to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 3 July 1918.
Transferred to 1st Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 3 July 1918; joined Bn, in the field, 10 July 1918.
Sum of 5/- deducted, 'being the cost of descriptive return issued in connection with his arrest by Metropolitan Police, 25 February 1918'.
Joined B Company, 2nd Canterbury Regiment, 20 August 1918.
Killed in action, 25 August 1918.
Parents: Jean Ogilvie, Nelson Street, Karoro, Greymouth, and the late William Thomas Ogilvie AWMM