MARA, Michael Kelly
(Service number 36/4454)

First Rank Bandsman Last Rank


Date 25 July 1882 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment North Street, Timaru
Occupation Painter & decorator
Previous Military Experience 2nd Regimental Band
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Post-war Occupations


Date 7 February 1945 Age 63 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Orowaiti Cemetery, Westport
Memorial Reference Block 8, Row 3, Plot 464
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Michael Kelly Mara was the son of Patrick and Mary Mara, both of whom hailed from Tipperary, Ireland, where they married. He married Annie Elizabeth Rogers in 1920.


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