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

Gilbert James Bryan Cairnie

-
Name panel, Northcote War Memorial (photo G. Parry October 2013) - No known copyright restrictions
Name panel, Northcote War Memorial (photo G. Parry October 2 … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gilbert James Bryan AWMM
  • Surname
    Cairnie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/50 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    5 June 1881 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Port GlasgowScotland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • 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
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/50 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      166 lb AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • 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

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    5 June 1915 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    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
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Northcote War Memorial, Corner Lake and Onewa Roads, Northcote, Auckland AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Gilbert James Bryan Cairnie by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Gilbert James Bryan Cairnie

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
17 December 2015AllanRotoruaResearcher
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.