HYLAND, Thomas
(Service number 48959)

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Date 21 August 1882 Place of Birth Waimate

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Date 23 February 1917 Age
Address at Enlistment Glenavy
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs E. HYLAND (mother), Hassall Street, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
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Date 14 January 1926 Age 43 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 204, Plot 397
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas Hyland was the fifth son of Maurice and Elizabeth Jane (née Courtney) Hyland. He was educated at Glenavy and Tawai schools. .


School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [28 September 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [28 September 2017]

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