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John McKenzie Hay

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 315 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 315 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John McKenzie AWMM
  • Surname
    Hay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/91 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 February 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WestportBuller District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mrs Cornford, Short Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Hay (mother), corner of Antigua and Saint Asaph Sts., Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/91 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.
    Admitted to Fleet Sweeper 'Clacton', 29 July 1915 (gastro-enteritis), and transferred to HS 'Neuralia'; admitted to NZ General Hospital, Abbassia, 4 August 1915 (dysentery); transferred to England, 18 August 1915, and admitted to St George Hospital, Stamford Street, London, 30 August 1915; discharged to NZ Base Depot, Grey Towers, 27 January 1916.
    Found guilty, 5 February 1916, of creating a nuisance in Camp: awarded 14 days' confined to barracks.
    Returned to Egypt, and rejoined Bn, Ismailia, 1 March 1916.
    Embarked to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 6 April 1916.
    Debited 6d to pay price of hold-all, part of his equipment, 24 September 1917, and awarded 3 days' confined to barracks for losing equipment by neglect.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 12 October 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 20 October 1917.
    Admitted to hospital, 1 July 1918; rejoined unit, 3 July 1918 (no further details recorded).
    On leave to United Kingdom, 4 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 22 October 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from London on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 25 January 1919; discharged, 11 April 1919.
    Total war service: 4 years 202 days (of which 4 years 145 days were abroad). AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • 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
      Page No: 315 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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