(Service number 1558)
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||29 September 1869||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||Waitawa, Kerrytown|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Mary HEFFERNAN, Waitawa, Kerrytown|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||12 May 1928||Age|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 21, Plot 325|
|New Zealand Memorials|
James Heffernan was the eldest son of Denis and Mary Heffernan. He attended Pleasant Point School. It appears that he responded to a call-up in 1916. He had been examined in 1915 and rejected as medically unfit (eyesight). he was, moreover, over 46 years old.
NZBDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [24 September 2018]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [25 August 2018]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [24 September 2018]
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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG
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