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O'CONNOR, William Louis
(Service number 63034)

Aliases Louis
First Rank Private Last Rank

Birth

Date 21 July 1896 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Teamster
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs C. O'CONNOR (mother), Cricklewood
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 32nd Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Date 21 November 1917
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Liverpool, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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

September 1918 advice received that he had been wounded.

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 26 January 1963 Age 66 yrs
Place of Death Dunedin
Cause
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Anderson's Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Services Block 33, Plot 6
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Patrick & Catherine O'CONNOR, of Cricklewood. Brother of others who served in WWI.

Sources

Cenotaph Database [13 December 2013]; DCC headstone image, Anderson's Bay Cemetery [14 December 2013]; Timaru Herald, 9 September 1918 (Papers Past) [13 December 2013]

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