O'CONNOR , Daniel (Augustine)
(Service number 24397)

First Rank Second Lieutenant Last Rank Second Lieutenant


Date 13 September 1889 Place of Birth Albury, N.Z.

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment High School, Timaru
Occupation Schoolmaster
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs D. O'CONNOR (wife), "Thelma", Theodocia Street, Timaru 
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 22nd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 16 February 1917
Transport Navua 
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment

Military Awards

Service Medals Western European 1917; & other
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 2 May 1918 Age
Place of Death
Cause Killed in action, in the Field
Memorial or Cemetery Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Memorial Reference I. E. 5.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Hazelburn War Memorial, South Canterbury; Timaru Boys High School War Memorial (Library); St Joseph's Church, Temuka

Biographical Notes

Son of Maurice & Elizabeth (nee SCANLAN?) O'CONNOR, of Hazelburn. Married Jean Tannahill IVERACH, 8 Aug 1916, Featherston, of Epworth, Temuka (b. 1893, d. 1974). Brother of Michael Bernard O'CONNOR killed in action 1918 & William also served. Story - see separate file.


Cenotaph Database [03 August 2013]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5549 0087703) [04 August 2013]; CWGC [03 August 2013]; Brothers, Lieutenant Michael Bernard (Dick) and Lieutenant Daniel Augustine O'Connor - by Mary Hutching (niece) (copy attached) [per; 04 August 2013]. 

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