DORE, William John
(Service number 77541)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper


Date 31 August 1889 Place of Birth Makikihi

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Sherwood Downs, Fairlie
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs J. DORE (mother), C/o Mrs J. D. Parker, Rolleston
Religion Roman Catholic
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Military Service

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

Biographical Notes

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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