John Quayle was the son of Philip and Mary Ann Quayle, of Motueka; husband of Minnie Quayle, of Pah St., Motueka, New Zealand.
Embarked Wellington, 15 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 2 October 1917; marched in to 5th Reserve Bn, Brocton, 3 October 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 26 January 1918; joined Bn, in the field, 24 February 1918, and posted to B Company.
Wounded in action, 29 March 1918 (gun shot wound, left upper arm); admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 30 March 1918, and transferred to 56th Casualty Clearing Station; to 24th General Hospital, Etaples, 1 April 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 10 April 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 15 April 1918.
Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 17 May 1918 (tonsillitis); rejoined Bn, in the field, 20 May 1918.
Killed in action, 18 August 1918.
Parents: Philip (b. England) and Mary Ann (b. Ireland) Quayle, Motueka; Wife: Minnie Quayle, Pah Street, Motueka AWMM