KNOX, Daniel
(Service number 7/2277)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank


Date 22 September 1891 Place of Birth Green Island

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Timaru Hotel, Timaru
Occupation Slaughterman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Miss Katherine KNOX (sister), care of R. Knox, Abbotsford, Dunedin
Religion Church of England
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 10th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron
Date 4 March 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 2 December 1965 Age 74 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Green Island Cemetery
Memorial Reference Block 4, Plot 97
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Daniel Knox was the son of John and Eliza (née Kerr) Knox. Daniel was educated at Green Island School, leaving in 1905 to go out to work. Trooper D. Knox, Timaru was one of the recruits for the Tenth Reinforcements who left South Canterbury in mid November 1915 for Trentham Camp.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 August 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [14 August 2019]; Green Island Cemetery burial record [15 August 2019]; School Admission record; Timaru Herald, 13 November 1915 (Papers Past) [12 August 2019]

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