(Service number 34558)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 4 April 1885 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 73 Woodland Street, Temuka
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs J. KENNEDY (mother), 73 Woodland Street, Timaru
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 21st Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles Brigade
Date 8 February 1917
Transport Manuka; transferred to Morea at Sydney and Mashobra at Bombay for Suez
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
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Post-war Occupations



Date 17 May 1957 Age 72 years
Place of Death Temuka
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 195, Plot 858
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Duncan Kennedy was the son of Alexander and Jane (née Hislop) Kennedy. Duncan was educated at Porters Pass, Dalbeg and Fairlie Creek schools. His brother Ronald also served in World War One.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 March 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [24 March 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [24 March 2017]

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