CREEVEY, Henry Benedict
(Service number 6/436)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Care of J. SMITH, Milford
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin J. CREEVEY (father), Hawera
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Lyttelton, Canterbury Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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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 21 November 1949 Age 54 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 38, Plot 30
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Henry Benedict CREEVEY was a son of John and Mary Jane CREEVEY. His brothers William Thomas CREVEY and Charles Joseph CREEVEY also served in WWI, William in the Australian Imperial Force.


Cenotaph Database [22 July 2014]; Linwood Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [22 July 2014]

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