O'CONNOR , Daniel (Augustine)
(Service number 24397)
|First Rank||Second Lieutenant||Last Rank||Second Lieutenant|
|Date||13 September 1889||Place of Birth||Albury, N.Z.|
|Address at Enlistment||High School, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs D. O'CONNOR (wife), "Thelma", Theodocia Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||22nd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||16 February 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Devonport, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Infantry Regiment|
|Service Medals||Western European 1917; & other|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||2 May 1918||Age|
|Place of Death|
|Cause||Killed in action, in the Field|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France|
|Memorial Reference||I. E. 5.|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Hazelburn War Memorial, South Canterbury; Timaru Boys High School War Memorial (Library); St Joseph's Church, Temuka|
Son of Maurice & Elizabeth (nee SCANLAN?) O'CONNOR, of Hazelburn. Married Jean Tannahill IVERACH, 8 Aug 1916, Featherston, of Epworth, Temuka (b. 1893, d. 1974). Brother of Michael Bernard O'CONNOR killed in action 1918 & William also served. Story - see separate file.
Cenotaph Database [03 August 2013]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5549 0087703) [04 August 2013]; CWGC [03 August 2013]; Brothers, Lieutenant Michael Bernard (Dick) and Lieutenant Daniel Augustine O'Connor - by Mary Hutching (niece) (copy attached) [per findmypast.com; 04 August 2013].
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