Husband of Mrs. M. McLean, Invercargill. Born at Invercargill.
An inquest was held on Alfred McLean, the returned soldier who was found poisoned in the Southland Hospital on April 3. The evidence showed that the poison was got from the pocket of an old tunic in the bathroom. A verdict was returned of suicide while in a depressed state of mind, no blame being attachable to the staff.
GREY RIVER ARGUS, 14 APRIL 1919, PAGE 2
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Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Invercargill, New Zealand
Next of Kin:
Mrs A. McLean (wife), Post-office, Bluff, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Lewis Street, Gladstone, New Zealand
New Zealand Field Artillery
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
03 April 1919
Day of Death:
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
16 October 1914
Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum
Soldiers' Avenue. Blk. 1. Plot 8.