John Charles McALEER

Regimental number36348
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McAleer, Mill Road, Spreydon, Christchurch
Rank on embarkationLance Corporal
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 21st Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board Ulimaroa on 19 January 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 December 1917
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsButtes New British Cemetery (New Zealand) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Eliza McAleer, 44 Domain Terrace, Spreydon, Christchurch
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 52, p. 11

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