SPILLANE, William Francis
(Service number 38987)

Aliases William on Cenotaph Database
First Rank Lance Sergeant Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Motor mechanic
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Elida SPILLANE (wife), 6 Rathmore Street, Timaru
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 22nd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 16 February 1917
Transport Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 October 1971 Age 85 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section; Row 251; Plot 1037
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Married Elida ANDERSON in May 1914, in St Joseph's Church, Temuka. Sixth son of Mrs M. SPILLANE of Temuka.


Cenotaph Database [22 September 2013]; TDC headstone image, Temuka Cemetery [22 September 2013]; Timaru Herald, 28 May 1914 (Papers Past) [22 September 2013]

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