(Service number 19819)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 11 December 1869 Place of Birth Kerry Town, Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Kerrytown via Timaru
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Edith HOARE (wife), Postmistress, Kerrytown, Canterbury
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Samoan Relief Reinforcements
Date 5 April 1917
Transport Taiune
Embarked From Auckland Destination Apia, Samoa
Other Units Served With
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Post-war Occupations


Date 13 August 1946 Age 70 years
Place of Death 59 Retreat Road, Avonside, Christchurch (daughter;s residence)
Notices Timaru Herald, 14 August 1946
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 202, Plot 136
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Hugh HOARE was born on 11 December 1869 at Kerrytown, South Canterbury, the son of Dennis and Mary (née BROSNAHAN) HOARE. He married Edith Gertude DONOVAN on 21 December 1897 at St Mary's Catholic Church, Oxford. Edith was later the postmistress at Kerrytown.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [27 February 2014]; Oxford Observer, 23 September 1897, Timaru Herald, 3 May 1898, 6 December 1916 (Papers Past) [27 July 2014; 23 September 2015]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [2014]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [23 September 2015]; Timaru Herald, 14 August 1946 (Timaru District Library) [13 January 2017]; SCRoll submission by T Brosnahan, 3 July 2022

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