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Joseph Andrew Cairney

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Headstone of Private Joseph Andrew Cairney (21206). Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BECL9978). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private Joseph Andrew Cairney (21206). Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West- …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    Cairney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 21206 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 July 1884 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Margaret Cairney (mother), Howick, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 21206 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Teamster/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of injuries AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Margaret Cairney (née Smyth) of Howick, Auckland. They were married in Auchinlech, Scotland, on 6 July 1877.

    Brother of Harold Austin Cairney who also served with 1st and 2nd NZEF (he died Military Annexe, Auckland Hospital, 3 April 1940). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 January 1918 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXVII.F.IIA AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Howick and Pakuranga War Memorial, Stockade Hill, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Howick Roll of Honour AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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25 April 2015David BevanBrisbane Australia,I was born in Dunedin New ZealandOther Relative

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