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DILLON, Edward Thomas
(Service number 15853)

Aliases
First Rank Corporal Last Rank Rifleman

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin D. Dillon (farmer), Albury
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Force Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 6th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 3 July 1917 Age 21
Place of Death England
Cause Died of disease
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Albury War Memorial (as E Dillon); Albury Football Club Roll of Honour; Fairlie War Memorial

Biographical Notes

son of D. & M. Dillon, 187 North St, Timaru

Sources

Cenotaph Jan 2014

External Links

Related Documents

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

Currently Assigned to

BM

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