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Full Name
Daniel Morrison McVey
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Daniel Morrison
Surname
McVey
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
7/86
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
John McVey, Albury, Timaru, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Saint Andrew's, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti or Athenic
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
475
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Mounted rifles
Place of Death
Egypt
Date of Death
28 August 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
D. 66.
Memorial Name
Albury War Memorial, State Highway 8, MacKenzie District, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
  • Son of John McVey, Albury
  • Two sons, brothers William Robert Mcvey (28904) and Daniel Morrison McVey (7/86) died in WW1
Description of Image
Albury War Memorial Photo donated by Brian Davison 2009
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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