DELANEY, Christopher
(Service number 4721)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth St Mary, Kilkenny, Ireland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Michael & Bridget Delaney, Garden Row, Kilkenny, Ireland
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with UK Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Royal Irish Regiment
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 1st Battalion
Embarked From Destination
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 15 May 1915 Age 29
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
Memorial Reference Panel 33
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Southburn School War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of Michael & Bridget Delaney, Garden Row, Kilkenny, Ireland. Killed at the battle of Hooge, Ypres. Brother of Company Serjeant Major Patrick Delaney 9364 1st Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers


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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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