COUNIHAN, John Edward
(Service number 85675)

First Rank Last Rank Private


Date 2 February 1884 Place of Birth Oamaru, Otago

Enlistment Information

Date 14 May 1918 Age
Address at Enlistment High Street, Waimate, Canterbury
Occupation Meat buyer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. One child - Marie COUNIHAN born 12 October 1914.
Next of Kin Kate COUNIHAN (wife), High Street, Waimate, Canterbury
Medical Information Height 5 feet 6 inches. Weight 186 pounds

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With 46th Reinforcements, A Company

Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date 29 November 1918 Reason Demobbed

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Cenotaph Database [24 January 2014]

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