O'MEEGHAN, Gordon Marie Boughan
(Service number N/N)

Aliases Name at death - Gordon Bowen O'MEEGHAN
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Date 8 December 1897 Place of Birth Grosvenor Hotel, Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Sarah Street, Timaru; St Patrick's College, Wellington
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs S. E. O'MEEGHAN (mother), Sarah Street, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
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Date 11 August 1944 Age 46 years
Place of Death Chrsistchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Gordon Marie Boughan O'Meeghan was born on 2 December 1897 at Timaru, the son of Peter O'Meeghan, from Inneskeen, County Louth, Ireland, and his wife, Sarah Ellen née Patterson. Gordon O'Meeghan was a cousin of Michael O'Meeghan.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [03 October 2017]; Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch, headsrone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [04 October 2017]; Timaru Herald, 10 December 1897 (Papers Past) [04 October 2017]]

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