Gilbert James Bryan AWMM
Also known as
WWI 12/50 AWMM
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM Waimana Avenue, Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs J.J. Nolkwyn, Randfontein, Transvaal, South Africa AWMM
Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
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- Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 8.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
166 lb AWMM
Brother of Mrs J.J. Volkwyn, of 17A Western Road, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Member of the Titirangi Golf Club
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.
Reported missing, 5 June 1915.
Court of Enquiry, held at Moascar Camp, Ismailia, 16 January 1916, concluded 'Now reported believed dead'.
Sister: Mrs J.L. Volkwyn, 17A Western Road, Port Elizabeth, South Africa AWMM
Date of death
Age at death
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Private G. J. B. Cairnie, who was reported to have been missing since June 5, was a computing draughtsman in the Lands and Survey Department’s Auckland office, and went to the front with the Auckland Infantry Company, in the main expeditionary force. He is 31 years old, and after working in West Australia for some time came to New Zealand about eight years ago. He served in the Taranaki Rifle Volunteers for five years, and is a member of the Legion of Frontiersmen. Private Cairnie’s sister, Mrs. J. J. Volkwyn, resides in Heidelberg, Transvaal. (Auckland Weekly News, 1 July 1915, p. 21) AWMM
- Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
- Northcote War Memorial, Corner Lake and Onewa Roads, Northcote, Auckland AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 101 AWMM
- Auckland Weekly News AWMM
Obituary: Auckland Weekly News, 1 July 1915, p. 21. AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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