(Service number 53207)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||4 October 1895||Place of Birth||Dunedin|
|Date||13 February 1917||Age||22|
|Address at Enlistment||45 Bay View Road, Dunedin|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Ellen Keyes (mother), 45 Bay View Road, Dunedin, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Reinforcements H Company|
|Date||16 July 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Liverpool, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
|Service Medals||British War Medal, Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|Date||24 January 1920||Reason||End of service|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Wounded 17 Apr 1918: Gun shot wound to head
|Date||5 May 1972||Age|
|Place of Death||Waimate|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Plot 857 block 21|
|New Zealand Memorials||St Patrick's (Waimate) Memorial list (June 2015)|
Dominic was the son of Micheal and Ellen Keyes (nee O'Neill).
After the war Dominic married Kathleen (Catherine) Josephine Nolan in 1928.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database (May 2015); Archives New Zealand; New Zealand BDM Historical Records online; Waimate Cemetery records
No documents available.
Researched and Written by
Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum); Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG
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