FURPHY, Wallace
(Service number 7/46 )

Aliases Full name - Wallace Wanalta Bellegrove FURPHY
First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth Victoria, Australia

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Studholme Junction
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs James FURPHY, Rushworth, Victoria, Australia
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 13 July 1924 Age 42 years
Place of Death Mooroopna Hospiital, Victoria, Australia
Cause Effects os shell shock while on active service
Notices The Argus, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 15 July 1924
Memorial or Cemetery Rushworth Cemetery, Rushworth, Victoria, Australia
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Wallace Wanalta Bellegrove FURPHY was one of six sons and six daughters of Isaac FURPHY and his wife Jessie née ROSS), of Victoria, Australia.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [31 May 2016]; Probate record (Archives NZ/FamilySearch) [19 June 2016]; Otago Daily Times, 12 June 1915, Marlborough Express, 21 June 1915, Sun, 21 June 1915, 6 August 1915, Star, 6 July 1915, Timaru Herald, 7 July 2016, Press, 8 July 1915, 20 October 1915, New Zealand Herald, 13 July 1915, Waimate Advertiser, 2 August 1915, 1 November 1915, 28 July 1916, 4 May 1917 (Papers Past) [18 & 19 June 2016]

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