FOLEY, Timothy Joseph
(Service number 82055)

Aliases Ted
First Rank Last Rank


Date 14 August 1893 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Waimate
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience 2nd South Canterbury Regiment
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs John FOLEY (father), Waimate, South Canterbury
Religion Roman Catholic
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Date 8 February 1966 Age 72 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Lawn Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Timothy Joseph Foley, known as Ted, was the son of John and Hanorah Michaela (Norah, née Leonard). He was a farm hand at Douglas Settlement when he was called up in 1917. His brother, Michael Vincent Foley, who served with the Australian Forces, died in 1915 at Gallipoli. Timothy married Helen (Ellen, Nell) Hunter in 1921.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs); Waimate Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch cemetery records) [19 August 2019)

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