RIORDAN, Eugene Bernard
(Service number 29604)

First Rank Sapper Last Rank Sapper


Date 9 November 1892 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Truck driver
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. RIORDAN (mother), 1055 colombo Street, Christchurch
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 18th Reinforcements Divisional Signallers
Date 15 November 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Engineers

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards MM

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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 22 February 1957 Age 65 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 11, Plot 14
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Eugene Riordan was the son of Michael and Margaret (née Sullivan) Riordan.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [12 December 2016]; Timaru cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [12 December 2016]

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