REVELL, William Thomas Dennis
(Service number 78585)

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Date 12 October 1877 Place of Birth Greymouth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 9 Jackson Street, Timaru
Occupation Accountant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs H. A. REVELL (wife), Sefton Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
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Date 20 March 1931 Age 53 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 47, Plot 278
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Thomas Dennis Revell was the only son of William Horton and Emily Christina (née O'Callaghan) Revell. He had three older sisters. William was educated at the Lawrence School and at Timaru. He married Helen Ada Malfroy on 12 August 1914 at Hokitika. His cousin, Leslie George O'Callaghan, was killed in action in 1917.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs); School Admission Register (Dunedin Branch NZSG) [29 November 2018]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [29 November 2018]

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