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Full Name: John MacRae
Rank Last Held: Lance Corporal
Forename(s): John
Surname: MacRae
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 40831
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Station manager
Next of Kin: Mrs K. MacRae (mother), Kayle of Lochalch, Ross-shire, Scotland
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 23rd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Embarkation Date: 2 April 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 80
Vessel: Corinthic
Destination: Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number: 57
Page on Nominal Roll: 12
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death: Le Cateau, France
Date of Death: 8 October 1918
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Honnechy British Cemetery, Nord, France
Grave Reference: I. B. 37.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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