John Shields

John Shields

Lance Corporal
John Shields

Unit: NZEF, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, G Company

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

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



Public Contributions:

There are no public contributions written for this casualty

Casualty

  • Service Number: 711004
  • First Name: John
  • Surname: Shields
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Date of Birth: Not known
  • Next of Kin: R. Shields (father), Puerua, Balclutha, New Zealand
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: NZEF, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, G Company

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 22 April 1917
  • Age: 31
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death:

    Died of wounds

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: 4th Reinforcements
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation 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, Auckland War Memorial Museum

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