TIMMINS, Lloyd William Shirley
(Service number 23/1220)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 19 July 1895 Place of Birth Ashburton

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Club Hotel, Timaru
Occupation Shepherd
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J. W. TIMMINS (father), Katea, via Balclutha
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Transport drivers (attached)
Date 9 October 1915
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Lloyd William Shirley Timmins was the son of Joseph William and Mary Ann (née Lough) Timmins. He was educated at Ashburton School and Waimataitai School, Timaru. At the time of enlisting, Lloyd was a shepherd for J. Sutherland,Benmore Station. His brother Joseph also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 April 2019]; NZBDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 April 2019]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [21 April 2019]

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