KENNEDY, Timothy
(Service number 52618)

Aliases Timothy Joseph
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 20 January 1891 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date 11 April 1917 Age 25
Address at Enlistment Racecourse Road, Waimate
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs M. Kennedy (mother), Racecourse Road, Waimate, New Zealand
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 29th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 15 August 1917
Transport Ruahine
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Glasgow, Scotland
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns France
Service Medals British War Medal, Victory Medal
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 11 April 1919 Reason End of service

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Wounded 1 Ooctober 1918: Gun shot wound to right face and left arm. Invalided to New Zealand on 25 Jan 1919

Post-war Occupations


Date 22 September 1959 Age 68
Place of Death Waimate
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Cemetery
Memorial Reference Plot 812 Block 7
New Zealand Memorials St Patrick's (Waimate) Memorial list (June 2015)

Biographical Notes

Timaothy was the son of Micheal and Margaret Kennedy nee Clarke.

After the war Timothy married Doris Gibson 1928.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database (May 2015); Archives New Zealand; New Zealand BDM Historical Records online; Waimate Cemetery records

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Researched and Written by

Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum); Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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