John O'Carroll

John O'Carroll

Private
John O'Carroll

Unit: NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 2 Battalion

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of Thomas and Ellen O'Carroll, of 69, Sherborne St., St. Albans, Christchurch. Native of Waiau, Amuri.



Public Contributions:

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Casualty

  • Service Number: 6/1673
  • First Name: John
  • Surname: O'Carroll
  • Rank: Private
  • Date of Birth: 24 December 1894
  • Place of Birth: Waiau, Amuri, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Next of Kin: Thomas O'Carroll (father), Ashburton, New Zealand
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Occupation: Labourer
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 2 Battalion

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 16 September 1916
  • Age: 21
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death:

    Killed in action

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: 3rd Reinforcements
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 14 February 1915
  • Transport: HMNZT 17
    HMNZT 18
    HMNZT 19
  • Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
  • Destination: Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum

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