(Service number 10846)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Taxi-driver
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Nora KELLIHER (mother), Orari Bridge, via Orari
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 16th Reinforcements Mounted Rifle Details
Date 19 August 1916
Transport Aparima
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Wellington Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

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 5 May 1952 Age 71 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Memorial Reference RSA Section J, Row 6, Plot 52
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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


Cenotaph Database [18 August 2014]; Waikumete Cemetery burial record (Auckland City Council) [19 August 2014]; Waikumete Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG Cemetery Records microfiche) [20 August 2014]

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