(Service number 78442)
|Aliases||Matthew Michael COFFEY at death|
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||23 September 1892||Place of Birth||Geraldine|
|Address at Enlistment||Wangahu Valley, Masterton|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs D. COFFEY (mother), Waitohi, Temuka|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||1 October 1962||Age||70 years|
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|Memorial or Cemetery||Temuka Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 243, Plot 912|
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Matthew Coffey was the son of Dennis (Denis) and Johanna (Hannah) Coffey. His father died in 1911. In 1920 Matthew married Nora Brosnan who died in 1929; he married secondly Julia. Brother Timothy Coffey was called up for military service.
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal affairs) [12 July 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [18 July 2017]
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