BROSNAHAN, Thomas Joseph
(Service number 78227)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||9 January 1891||Place of Birth||Awaranui, Temuka|
|Date||2 February 1917||Age||26 yrs|
|Address at Enlistment||Seadown, Temuka|
|Previous Military Experience||2nd S.C. Regt.|
|Next of Kin||Mrs H. BROSNAHAN (mother), Seadown, Temuka|
|Medical Information||Height 5 feet 6 inches. Weight 146 lb. Chest 35-38 inches. Complexion dark. Eyes brown. Hair brown. Eyes both 6/6. Hearing, colour vision, heart & lungs all normal. Limbs & chest well formed. Full movement of joints. Had had illness. Free from hernia, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. Not free from Varicocele. No vaccination mark. Good bodily & mental health. Slight defects but not likely to cause rejection. No fits. 'States chronic indigestion, 2 years ago.' Declared Fit A.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||39th Reinforcements A Company|
|Date||13 June 1918|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Liverpool, England|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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|Date||16 December 1919||Reason||In consequence of being no longer physically fit for War Service, on account of illness contracted on Active Service.|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
3 July 1919 admitted to Military Hospital Tidworth - gastric ulcer; discharged 15 August 1919. 21 August 1919 admitted to Walton-on-Thames - gastric ulcer. 16 September 1919 admitted to Military Hospital Devonport - sick.
|Date||7 July 1954||Age||63 yrs|
|Place of Death||Seadown (at his residence)|
|Notices||Timaru Herald, 8 July 1954|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Temuka Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 205, Plot 456|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Thomas Joseph BROSNAHAN was the second son of Jeremiah and Hannah BROSNAHAN.
Cenotaph Database [29 July 2013]; N Z Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5530 0018546) [30 March 2014]; TDC headstone image (Temuka Cemetery) [03 April 2014]; Timaru Herald, 8 July 1954 (Timaru District Library) [11 April 2014]
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