BROSNAHAN, Timothy Edward
(Service number 43946)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||8 February 1895||Place of Birth||Temuka|
|Date||13 December 1916||Age||21 years 10 months|
|Address at Enlistment||330 Manchester Street, Christchurch|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||T. E. BROSNAHAN (father), 330 Manchester Street, Christchurch|
|Medical Information||Height 5 feet 3 inches. Weight 8 stone 9 lbs. Chest measurement 32-35 inches. Complexion fair. Eyes grey. Hair brown. Sight - both eyes 6/6. Hearing and colour vision both normal. Limbs well formed. Full and perfect movement of all joints. Chest well formed. Heart and lungs normal. No illnesses. Free from hernia, varicocele, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. Vaccinated (left arm). Good bodily and mental health. no slight defects. No fits. Class A.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||24th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||26 April 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Plymouth, Devon, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Infantry Regiment|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|Date||24 March 1919||Reason||No longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in Action (Gunshot wounds).|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Gunshot wounds to ankle.
|Date||30 August 1982||Age||87 years|
|Place of Death||Lower Hutt|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Taita Lawn Cemetery, Lower Hutt|
|Memorial Reference||Block 10, Row C, Plot 19|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Timothy Edward BROSNAHAN was born on 8 February 1895 at Temuka to Timothy Edward and Catherine (née LAVERY) BROSNAHAN. On 3 December 1918 at Liverpool, he embarked on the "Tahiti" to return to New Zealand.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [08 February 2016]; N Z Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5530 0018547) [27 March 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [08 February 2016]; Taita Lawn Cemetery burial record (Hutt City Council) [08 February 2016]; Taita Lawn Cemetery headstone image (Find A Grave per ancestry.com.au) [08 February 2016]; Star, 26 February 1916, Press, 24 November 1916, 15 April 1918, Timaru Herald, 16 April 1918, Sun, 6 January 1919, Evening Post, 28 May 1924, 11 March 1927, 26 November 1928, 18 February 1935 (Papers Past) [13 February 2016]
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