McNAUL, Daniel
(Service number 47355)

Aliases Also known as Donald or Don
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 15 July 1892 Place of Birth County Tyrone, Ireland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin J. McNAUL (father), Glenchesk, Ballycelstla, County Antrim, Ireland; R, Stewart (friend), Otipua, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 26th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 9 June 1917
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Cycle Corps

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 31 January 1966 Age 74 years
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 1 & 2 February 1966
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 126, Plot 16
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Daniel McNaul of County Antrim, Northern Ireland, was the son of John and Ellen McNaul, of Ballycastle, Ireland. In 1901 Daniel was a scholar at home with his parents and some siblings, at Drumacullin, Glen shesk, County Antrim. In 1911 he was still at home with his family at Tavnaghboy, Glenshesk, 19 years old, working as a general labourer. He set out from London for New Zealand on 18 September 1914 per the 'Ionic'. He had been here for two years when he enlisted in February 1917. Daniel's only surviving relatives at his death were two sisters and a brother in Northern Ireland. Permission was given to convey his medals to his brother Frank.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [30 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [30 December 2016]; 1901 & 1911 census returns Ireland ( [31 December 2016]; UK Outward Passenger List ( [31 December 2016]; NZ Electoral Rolls ( [31 December 2016]; Timaru Herald, 13 January 1917, 20 February 1917, 11 April 1917, 16 June 1919, New Zealand Herald, 13 April 1918 (Papers Past) [31 December 2016]; Timaru Herald, 1 & 2 February 1966 (Timaru District Library) [04 January 2017]

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