NIALL, Gerald Hugh
(Service number 56078)

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Date 21 July 1888 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Grand Hotel, Te Kuiti
Occupation Cable joiner (P & T Dept)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Miss Maud NIALL (sister), 101 Eden Terrace, Auckland
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 Specialist Company
Date 16 November 1917
Transport Tahiti
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Post & Telegraph worker


Date 18 July 1946 Age 57 years
Place of Death Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Memorial Reference Row 22, Plot 28
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Gerald Hugh Niall was the youngest of the fourteen children of Daniel William and Noah (née Carroll) Niall. He married Avis May Todd in 1921 His brother George Patrick Niall also served in World War I. Brother Thomas Niall was called up for service.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 February 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [18 February 2018]; Waimkumete Cemetery record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [20 February 2018]

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