BROSNAHAN, Barry Bernard
(Service number 51098)
|Aliases||Barry Joseph BROSNAHAN at birth, marriage, death & burial. Sometimes as BROSNAN.|
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||13 April 1890||Place of Birth||Kerrytown|
|Date||12 December 1916||Age||26 Yrs|
|Address at Enlistment||Kerrytown|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs D. BROSNAHAN (mother), Kerrytown, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||27th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||12 June 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Devonport, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
|Service Medals||British War Medal; Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|Date||9 May 1918||Reason|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
August 1917 in hospital - severe case. Discharged as no longer physically fit for War Service on account of flat feet (condition existed prior to enlistment, not result of war service).
|Date||19 October 1968||Age||78 yrs|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Notices||Timaru Herald, 21 October 1968|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Temuka Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 252, Plot 1017|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of David & Mary BROSNHAN. Brother of Robert Joseph. Next of kin at death - Mrs M. J. BROSNAHAN, 41 Wilkin St, Temuka. Barry was survived by his wife, Mary, three daughters and two sons.
Cenotaph Database [29 July 2013]; N Z Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5530 0018530) [27 August 2013]; TDC Headstone image Temuka Cemetery [28 August 2013]; Timaru Herald, 11 August 1917 (Papers Past) [28 February 2014]; Timaru Herald, 21 October 1968 (Timaru District Library) [11 April 2014]
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