O'HARA, Joseph Charles
(Service number 5/1183)

Aliases Joe
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Care of J. G. Bryan, Prison Road, Mount Eden, Auckland
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin John O'HARA (father), Morven, South Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Medical Corps
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 7th Reinforcements
Date 9 October 1915
Transport Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date *1963 Age 68 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Joseph Charles O'HARA was the son of John O'HARA of Morven, South Canterbury.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [29 December 2015]; North Otago Times, 24 December 1907, 30 September 1916, Oamaru Mail, 30 December 1908, 29 December 1909, 29 September 1916, 5 October 1916, Timaru Herald, 30 December 1909, 27 November 1920, Dominion, 22 January 1913, 17 July 1915, Auckland Star, 25 June 1915, New Zealand Herald, 8 July 1915, 6 & 25 September 1915, Otago Daily Times, 29 September 1916, Evening Star, 9 December 1916, Sun, 16 April 1918, Press, 8 September 1919, 13 September 1921, 18 November 1921, 2 June 1927, 29 November 1927, 7 June 1929, 2 December 1930, 21 April 1932, 18 April 1934, 29 November 1934, 18 May 1936 (Papers Past); Probate record (Archiives NZ/Family Search) [12 January 2016]

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