(Service number 40729)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||9 October 1890||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs T. TWOMEY (mother), Highbank, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Reinforcements G Company|
|Date||14 March 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Devonport, England|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Barman; Farm assistant
|Date||15 April 1959||Age||67 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Old Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Jeremiah TWOMEY was born in Timaru, the son of Irish-born Timothy and Nora Annie (Annie, nee DILLON) TWOMEY. He attended Albury and Temuka schools. His brother Thomas TWOMEY also served in WWI.
Cenotaph Database [21 January 2015]; School Admission Records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [21 January 2015]; Probate Record (Archives New Zealand & FamilySearch) [21 January 2015]; NZ Electoral Rolls (ancestry.com.au) [21 January 2015]; Waimate headstones & burial records transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG & ancestry.com.au) [21 January 2015]
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