Lance Corporal

John Shields

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Robert and Ella Shields, of Puerua, Dunedin, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

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Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
711004
Name:
John Shields
Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
R. Shields (father), Puerua, Balclutha, New Zealand
Marital Status: 
Single
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
Double Hill, Rakaia Gorge, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Sub-Unit:
G Company

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Died of wounds
Date of Death:
22 April 1917
Day of Death:
Sunday
Age at Death: 
31
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
17 April 1915
Transport:

HMNZT 21
HMNZT 22
HMNZT 23
Vessel:
Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
B. 173.
Cemetery Location: 
Egypt
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