Alexander John Cheyne McLellan

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Alexander John Cheyne McLellan

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lyttelton,, Canterbury,, New Zealand
Death: September 16, 1916 (36)
Somme, France (Killed in action)
Immediate Family:

Son of Hugh Carrick McLellan and Sarah McLellan (Playsted)
Husband of Mary Jane McLellan
Brother of Alan McLellan; Donald McLellan; Flora Jean Rayner; Peter McLellan; Cora Jean Sneddon and 4 others
Half brother of Carrick Hugh McLellan

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About Alexander John Cheyne McLellan

  • Rank: Private
  • Service No: 6/1662
  • Date of Death: 16/09/1916
  • Regiment/Service: Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F. 1st Bn.
  • Panel Reference:
  • Memorial: CATERPILLAR VALLEY (NEW ZEALAND) MEMORIAL
  • Additional Information: Husband of Mary Jane Lambert (formerly McLellan), of Palmerston North, Wellington.

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Alexander John Cheyne McLellan's Timeline

1880
March 9, 1880
Lyttelton,, Canterbury,, New Zealand
1916
September 16, 1916
Age 36
Somme, France

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Full Name
Alexander John Cheyne McLellan

Rank Last Held
Private

Forename(s)
Alexander John Cheyne

Surname
McLellan

War
World War I, 1914-1918

Serial No.
6/1662

Gender
Male

First Known Rank
Private

Next of Kin
Mrs Mary J. McLellan (wife), care of Flaus, Builder, Christchurch, New Zealand

Marital Status
Married

Enlistment Address
95 Montreal Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

Military District
Canterbury

Body on Embarkation
3rd Reinforcements

Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion

Embarkation Date
14 February 1915

Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand

Transport
##HMNZT 17
##HMNZT 18
##HMNZT 19

Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima

Destination
Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)

Page on Nominal Roll
465

Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion

Place of Death
Somme, France

Date of Death
16 September 1916

Year of Death
1916

Cause of Death
Killed in action

Memorial Name
Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France

Biographical Notes
Alexander McLellan was the husband of Mary Jane Lambert (formerly McLellan), of Palmerston North, New Zealand.

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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