John Tini

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 25 February 1895, Little River, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Died 17 May 1965, Christchurch
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 16/1488
  • Served In 4th Reinforcements, Māori Contingent
  • Next of Kin Mrs Mary Tini (mother), Little River
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer for B. Fleming, Port Levy
  • ReligionRoman Catholic
  • Enlisted15 December 1915
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 52 or HMNZT 53, Mokoia or Navua, departed 6 May 1916, Wellington, disembarked 24 June 1916, Suez, Egypt
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian E.F. 1916, Western European 1916-1917-1918-1919
  • Periods of service170 days in New Zealand and two years 339 days overseas. Total service of three years and 144 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard S.S. Westmoreland, 28 February 1919
  • Discharged7 May 1919, on termination of period of engagement
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal