BROSNAHAN, Timothy John (John)
(Service number 6/3639)

Aliases Ted
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 24 May 1890 Place of Birth Kerrytown, South Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date 19 October 1915 Age 25
Address at Enlistment Kerrytown, Levels, Timaru
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin H. BROSNAHAN (father), 21 Spencer Street, Addington, Christchurch
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 9th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Maunganui 
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment

Military Awards

Service Medals Yes
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 16 July 1916 Age 26
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in action, in the Field
Memorial or Cemetery Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France
Memorial Reference I. D. 10.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; St Joseph's Church, Temuka; Pleasant Point War Memorial; Temuka War Memorial?

Biographical Notes

Son of Hugh & Julia (nee SCANNELL) BROSNAHAN, Oxford. Brothers Louis & Patrick Joseph also served in WWI 


Cenotaph Database [29 July 2013]; N Z Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5530 0018548) [29 July 2013]; CWGC [29 July 2013]; Temuka through the years: an informal history (Temuka History  Book Committee, 2009)

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