REILLY, Patrick Joseph
(Service number 7/1405)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 23 March 1895 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Makikihi, South Canterbury
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin P. REILLY (father), Makikihi, Soth Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Mill worker


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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