Information about Staff Sergeant Murdoch McLennan
Additional Information: Son of Annie Andrews (formerly McLennan), of "Burnside," Mount Albert, Auckland, and the late Thomas McLennan. Born at Masterton, Wairarapa. Served in France.
Service Number: 301326
Name: Murdoch McLennan
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Date of Birth: Not known
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Nationality of Force: United Kingdom
Armed Force: Army
Unit: Army (sick list), British Expeditionary Force/NZ Forces, Tank Corps
Cause of Death: Died of sickness
Date of Death: 12 May 1920
Day of Death: Wednesday
Age at Death: 38
Cemetery: Waikaraka Park Cemetery
Cemetery Reference: Area 2, Block W, Grave 96.
Cemetery Location: New Zealand
Biographical Notes: Served with the British Expeditionary Force, Tank Corps. On his return to New Zealand, re- attested with the NZ forces and received treatment for Tuberculosis at Auckland Hospital.
Insignia, England, 1916, cardboard, metal (brass), textile (embroidered silk on wool)
Royal Tank Corps insignia: 10 brass uniform buttons, 4 embroidered uniform badges, and two brass shoulder titles "RTC" attached to cardboard. Metal elements attached with wire. Textile element attached with glue. Handwritten in ink on the base of the card "Buttons & Badges of the late / Staff Sargeant Murdoch McLennan (old Pupil of Central School).
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