REILLY, Patrick Joseph
(Service number 7/1405)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||23 March 1895||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||Makikihi, South Canterbury|
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|Next of Kin||P. REILLY (father), Makikihi, Soth Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||6th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
|Date||14 August 1915|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Patrick Joseph REILLY was the eldest son of Patrick and Josephine (nee SULLIVAN) REILLY. His brother John Declan REILLY also served in WWI. Patrick was educated at the Marist Brothers School in Timaru, at Makikihi School, and at St Patrick's College.
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