John Richard DAZZLER

Regimental number10/3872
True NameSHEFFORD, James
Next of kinCousin, John Wildes, Palmerston North Post Office
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 10th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 4 March 1916
Final rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action
Date of death8 June 1917
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, nr Ieper, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr & Mrs John Shefford, Waimate, Canterbury
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 26, p. 11

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