DORE, William John
(Service number 77541)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Trooper|
|Date||31 August 1889||Place of Birth||Makikihi|
|Address at Enlistment||Sherwood Downs, Fairlie|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs J. DORE (mother), C/o Mrs J. D. Parker, Rolleston|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||13 August 1960||Age||71 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 49, Plot 558|
|New Zealand Memorials|
William John Dore was the elder son of John and Margaret (née Houlihan) Dore, both of whom came from County Kerry, Ireland. His father, John, died in 1905. William married Euphemia Jessie Dunnett (known as Jessie) in 1921..
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [9 February 2018]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [10 February 2018]
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