O'LEARY, Michael Henry
(Service number 27056)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Margaret O'LEARY sen. (mother), Middle Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 8th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 23 September 1916
Transport Pakeha
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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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 25 September 1961 Age 69 years
Place of Death 10 Wallace Street, Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 30 September 1961
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 94, Plot 234
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Michael Henry O'Leary was the son of John and Margaret O'Leary, of Timaru.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 August 2016]; Timaru Herald, 30 September 1961 (Timaru District Library) [09 August 2016]

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