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John Henry Aloysius McKeefry

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 13 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 13 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Henry Aloysius AWMM
  • Surname
    McKeefry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 39720 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 June 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra GreymouthWest Coast Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    M. McKeefry (father), 381 King Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 39720 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 Accountant/Civilian AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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  • Disembarked, England; marched in and taken on strength, 4th (Reserve) Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment, Sling Camp, 27 July 1917. Detailed to attend gas course, New Zealand Infantry Reserve Group, Sling Camp, 11 September 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 18 October 1917.
    Arrived in France and posted to 2nd Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment; joined unit in the field and taken on strength, 10th (North Otago) Company, 2nd Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment, 25 October 1917.
    Admitted No 1 BRCS (Duchess of Westminster's) Hospital, Le Touquet, 5 April 1918 (trench foot); evacuated to England and admitted to 2nd London General Hospital (Chelsea), 7 April 1918; transferred to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 10 April 1918; discharged from hospital and attached to NZEF Headquarters, London, 12 June 1918.
    Admitted to New Zealand Officers' Convalescent Home, Brighton (trench fever), 18 June 1918; discharged to NZEF Headquarters, London, 9 July 1918.
    Marched in to 4th New Zealand Infantry (Reserve) Brigade, Sling Camp, 26 July 1918.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 7 September 1918. Rejoined Battalion in the field, 12 September 1918.
    Reported wounded in action, 29 September 1918. Admitted to No 3 General Hospital, Le Trefort, 4 October 1918 (fractured right shoulder and poisoned hand); evacuated to England and admitted to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 15 October 1918; discharged from hospital 3 December 1918.
    Admitted to New Zealand Officers' Convalescent Home, Brighton, 6 March 1919; discharged to NZEF Headquarters, 25 March 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on HMNZT 'Ayrshire', 5 August 1919.
    Struck off strength of NZEF and absorbed into the 4th Otago Regiment Coast Defence Detachment with rank of captain with effect from 23 October 1919. 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
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