MAHONEY, Gordon Richard
(Service number 36464)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank Private


Date 8 March 1905 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer; engine-driver (at Waimate)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Miss Monica MAHONEY (sister), Harbour Board Street, Timaru.
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements G Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Auckland Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion

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 4 October 1917 Age 23
Place of Death
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Memorial Stone Timaru Cemetery (on parents' plot).
Memorial Reference NZ Apse, Panel 1. Timaru Cemetery - General Section, Row 21, Plot 326.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Basilica of the Sacred Heart; Levels & Washdyke War Memorial; Waimate War Memorial; Albury War Memorial (added 1995); Mackenzie War Memorial, Fairlie, 2016 additions

Biographical Notes

Son of Richard & late Annie MAHONEY, of Grafton Lodge, Washdyke, formerly of Albury. Brother of Joseph MAHONEY who died in 1922 from disease. Brother of Miss Monica MAHONEY, Watlington.


Cenotaph Database [21 July 2013]; CWGC [20 August 2013]; TDC Headstone image [26 July 2013]; Press, 20 Oct 1917 [PapersPast, 26 July 2013]; Wanganui Chronicle, 19 Oct 1917 (PapersPast) [19 August 2013]; NZ BDM historical records

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