BROSNAN, James Deen
(Service number 74730)

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Date 3 April 1886 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 237 The Terrace, Wellington
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs C. BROSNAN (mother), Glen-iti, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date *November 1950 Age 64 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Karori Cemetery, Wellington
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Deen BROSNAN, born on 3 April 1886, was the son of Timothy John and Catherine (née DEEN) BROSNAN. he was educated at the Adair and Claremont schools. His brother Timothy Michael BROSNAN also served in World War I.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [08 February 2016]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [08 February 2016]

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