(Service number 51540)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 7 November 1887 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o Y.M.C.A. Wellington
Occupation Salesman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. O'DRISCOLL (wife), 31 Mile Road, Avonside, Christchurch
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements J Company
Date 12 June 1917
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 15 May 1947 Age 60 years
Place of Death Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Memorial Reference Block G, Row13
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William O'Driscoll was the son of William and Mary (May; née Gerity?) O'Driscoll.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [19 October 2016]

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