(Service number 66756)
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|Date||3 May 1900||Place of Birth||Temuka|
|Date||27 August 1918||Age||18 years|
|Address at Enlistment||94 Church Street, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience||A.S.C. Timatu (still serving)|
|Next of Kin||Mrs S. GEANEY (mother), 94 Church Street, Timaru|
|Medical Information||Height 5 feet 4 inches. Weight 122 lbs. Chest measurement 30½-35 inches. Complexion fresh. Eyes blue. Hair brown. Sight - both eyes 6/6. Hearing & colour vision both normal. Limbs well formed. Full & perfect movement of all joints. Chest well formed. Heart & lungs normal. Free from hernia, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. Varicocele - left slight. Good bodily & mental health. Slight defect but not sufficient to cause rejection - flat foot, both feet. No fits. No notification for consumption. Never under treatment in a sanatorium or mental institution. Never absent from work through ill-health or accident. 18 years of age. Fit for home service.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||26 January 1971||Age||70 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Notices||Timaru Herald, 27 January 1971|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
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Francis Geaney was the son of Daniel and Sarah (née Cronin) Geaney. his father coming from Cork, Ireland, and his mother born in New Zealand.
NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5922 0043793) [16 August 2016]; Timaru Herald, 21 March 1914, 4 April 1919, 22 March 1920, Press, 12 July 1926, 15 November 1926, 29 July 1927, 3 November 1927, 19 May 1932, 28 February 1940 (Papers Past) [16 & 17 August 2016]; Timaru Herald, 27 & 28 January 1971 (Timaru District Library) [16 August 2016]
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