BROSNAN, John Joseph
(Service number 35410)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||16 October 1883||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Date||11 November 1916||Age||33 yrs|
|Address at Enlistment||Box 160, Fairlie|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs C. BROSNAN (mother), Glen-iti, Timaru|
|Medical Information||Height 5 feet 5 inches. Weight 138 lbs. Chest measurement 33-36 inches. Complexion fair. Eyes blue. Hair light brown. Eyes both 6/6. Hearing good. Colour vision normal. Limbs and chest well formed. Full movement of joints. Heart and lungs normal. Had pleurisy 3 years before enlisting. Free from hernia, varicocele, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. Good bodily and mental health. No fits.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||25th Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles|
|Date||31 May 1917|
|Transport||Moeraki; transhipped to "Port Lincoln" at Sydney for Suez|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
|Service Medals||British War Medal; Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|Date||9 September 1919||Reason||Termination of his period of engagement|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Late November 1917 he was admitted to the Sationary Hospital.
|Date||11 March 1971||Age||87 yrs|
|Place of Death||Dunedin|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Services Section, Row 155, Plot 42|
|New Zealand Memorials|
John Joseph BROSNAN was a son of Timothy John BROSNAN and Catherine nee DUN.
Cenotaph Database [01 July 2014; earlier]; N Z Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5530 0018558) [01 July 2014]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [June 2014]
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