condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

John Macky



  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Macky AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 800574 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    25 July 1887 Royal Naval Division: Records of Service
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Devonport, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs. Jellie, Birkdale, 7 Bickerton Road, Southport. AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 19 April 1941 AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    13 November 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
    Gunshot wounds face, hand and ankle AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Served with the RNVR in WW1. Drafted from the 3rd Res. Battalion to Drake Battalion, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (MEF), February 1916. Wounded in November 1916, admitted to 2nd General Hospital, Havre, invalided to England on HS. Carisbrook. 'A' Reserve Battalion, Blandford, April 1917. Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division, British Expeditionary Force (BEF), May 1917. Transferred to Russian Armoured Corps in November 1917.

    During the Second World War, Macky served with the 1 Battalion, New Zealand Military Forces, he attested in Auckland 1941, commissioned Temporary 2nd Lieutenant 31 August 1941 (NZ Gazette 77). Promoted Lieutenant 25 June 1942, (NZ Gazette 64). Retirement posted 31 August 1944 (NZ Gazette 77).

    During WWI Served alongside Hanna and Woods. Reported as serving in the RNVR in September 1918 - it is understood that the RNAS men were transferred to the British Army with the merging of the RNAS/RFC & wound up serving with the British Motor Machine Gun Corps in Iraq 1918-1919 AWMM
Read more


About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    11 August 1976 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember John Macky by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of John Macky

Leave a note

Contribute ›



Contribute ›

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.