(Service number 32349)

Aliases James Joseph
First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank Sergeant


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Contractor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Timothy KELLIHER (father), Orari Bridge, via Orari
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 15 November 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards Military Medal (MM). For gallantry

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 23 June 1953 Age 64 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Geraldine Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 122, Plot 83
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James KELLIHER was a son of Timothy and Honora (nee CRIMMINS) KELLIHER. Two brothers, John and Timothy, also served in WWI. Two other brothers, Patrick and Joseph, were also called up.


Cenotaph Database [18 August 2014]; Headstone image Geraldine Cemetery (Timaru District Council) [19 August 2014]

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