SCANNELL, Christopher Patrick
(Service number 57516)

Aliases Born Christopher Joseph
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 8 March 1905 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Mary SCANNELL (mother), Kerrytown, Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 29th Reinforcements H Company
Date 13 October 1917
Transport Corinthic
Embarked From Wellington Destination Liverpool, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Wounded 1918

Post-war Occupations


Date 1 February 1968 Age 73 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Pleasant Point Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 17, Plot 203
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of John & Mary SCANNELL. 1991 married to Lucy DRISCOLL (1887-1974). Brother Daniel SCANNELL also served in WWI.


Cenotaph Database [28 July 2013]; TDC Headstone image Pleasant Point Cemetery [21 August 2013]; Otago Daily Times, 21 Sep 1918 [PapersPast, 21 August 2013]; NZ BDM historical records.

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