(Service number 7/2311)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Driver


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mr J. SCANNELL (father), Kerrytown, Canterbury
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 10th Reinforcements Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron
Date 4 March 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
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

Post-war Occupations


Date 7 August 1955 Age 67 yrs
Place of Death Temuka
Notices Timaru Herald, 8 August 1955
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 235, Plot 579
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of John & Mary SCANNELL. Married to Constance (d. 1978); five daughters & three sons. Brother Christopher Patrick SCANNELL also served in WWI. Returned home July 1919 by 'Marama'. Temuka RSA tribute at his funeral.


Cenotaph Database [28 July 2013]; TDC Headstone image Temuka Cemetery [21 August 2013]; NZ BDM historical records; Timaru Herald, 10 July 1919 (Papers Past) [17 September 2013]; Timaru Herald, 8 August 1955 (Timaru District Library) [23 April 2014]

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