O'MEEGHAN, Gordon Marie Boughan
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|Aliases||Name at death - Gordon Bowen O'MEEGHAN|
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|Date||8 December 1897||Place of Birth||Grosvenor Hotel, Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||Sarah Street, Timaru; St Patrick's College, Wellington|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs S. E. O'MEEGHAN (mother), Sarah Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||11 August 1944||Age||46 years|
|Place of Death||Chrsistchurch|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch|
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Gordon Marie Boughan O'Meeghan was born on 2 December 1897 at Timaru, the son of Peter O'Meeghan, from Inneskeen, County Louth, Ireland, and his wife, Sarah Ellen née Patterson. Gordon O'Meeghan was a cousin of Michael O'Meeghan.
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [03 October 2017]; Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch, headsrone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [04 October 2017]; Timaru Herald, 10 December 1897 (Papers Past) [04 October 2017]]
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