(Service number 62953)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs M. FEELY (mother), 33 Regent Streert, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||32nd Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company|
|Date||21 November 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Liverpool, England|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||6 December 1967||Age||71 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Notices||Timaru Herald, 7 December 1967|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 148, Plot 1225|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of James and Mary FEELY, of Timaru. hIS Brothers Joseph and Patrick ALSO served in WWI. Patrick FEELY married Margaret Catherine.
The 1914 roll book from Timaru Technical School has an entry for Patrick Feely of Regent St, Timaru, His occupation was given as “plumbing” and his age was given as 17 years and 6 months. His date of birth was listed as August 1896.
Members of South Canterbury RSA in attendance at funeral.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 October 2014]; Headstone image Timaru Cemetery (Timaru District Council) [24 October 2014]; Timary Herald, 7 December 1967 (Timaru District Library) [24 October 2014]; Timaru Technical School Rolls (SCRoll web submission from J James, Mountainview High School, 8 April 2015)
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