(Service number 7/2284)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Richard MAHONEY (father), Washdyke, near 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 Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron
Date 4 March 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Imperial Camel Corps

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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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 23 June 1922 Age 25 yrs
Place of Death
Cause Died of disease contracted while on active service - tuberculosis
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 235, Plot 415 (Services headstone)
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Albury War Memorial (added 1995); Mackenzie War Memorial, Fairlie, 2016 additions

Biographical Notes

Son of Richard & late Annie MAHONEY, of Washdyke, South Canterbury, formerly of Albury. Brother of Gordon Richard MAHONEY who was killed in action in 1917.


Cenotaph Database [26 July 2013]; TDC Headstone image Temuka Cemetery [26 July 2013]; NZ BDM historical records

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