(Service number 15132)

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Date Not known Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Te Aku Swamp, Thames
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date *November 1950 Age 79 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 128, Plot 258
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

David Seeler was the son of Irish-born Sam and Ellen Seeler (according to his attestation). On enlisting he gave his age as 45 years.


NZ Death Index (Department of Internal Affairs) [30 July 2018]; Temuka Cemetery burial record (Timaru District Council) [30 July 2018]

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