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JOHN CONNERY

CONNERY, JOHN
RANK:  PRIVATE            SERIAL NO:  4/1212A

UNIT:    No.1 COMPANY N.Z. FIELD ENGINEERS 

BORN:    17/06/1878  -  WANGANUI  - NEW ZEALAND

DIED:      21/11/1916                      

PLACE:  FRANCE

SINGLE:        RELIGION:   ROMAN CATHOLIC

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:  Mr & Mrs Patrick CONNERY, DANNEVIRKE

SIBLINGS:  

NEXT OF KIN:  Mrs P. CONNERY (mother), DANNEVIRKE

OCCUPATION:  PLUMBER

EMPLOYER:  W. COLES

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  ONGA ONGA

HEIGHT:  5’ 9”    WEIGHT:    11st. 7lb.         CHEST: 38”

COMP:   FAIR    EYES:    BLUE        HAIR:    BROWN

EDUCATION:   FOURTH EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   ANZAC CEMETERY, SAILLY-SUR-LA-LYS,
ARMENTIERES, FRANCE
            

ENLISTED:                     DATE:  21/10/1914

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:   2nd  REINFORCEMENTS 

MILITARY RECORD:
12/04/1915.  EMBARKED FOR GALLIPOLI.
13/06/1915.  ADMITTED TO No.1 AUSTRALIAN HOSPITAL, LEMNOS
09/07/1915.  TRANSFERRED TO BASE FROM LEMNOS.
16/07/1915.  DISEMBARKED MS ‘ANSMIA’ AT MALTA.
24/08/1915.  ATTACHED TO STRENGTH, MUSTAPHA
31/08/1915.  EMBARKED FOR ALEXANDRIA.
08/09/1915.  REJOINED No. FIELD CO, ANZAC
17/09/1915.  WOUNDED AND TRANSFERRED TO HOSPITAL SHIP.
22/09/1915.  ADMITTED TO MILITARY HOSPITAL, MALTA.
16/11/1915.  EMBARKED FROM MALTA FOR MUSTAPHA.
04/12/1915.  DISEMBARKED FROM HMS MARS AT ALEXANDRIA.
04/12/1915.  ATTACHED TO N.Z. BASE DEPOT.
22/01/1916.  REJOINED UNIT No.1 FIELD COMPANY, ISMALIA.
08/02/1916.  ADMITTED TO N.Z. AUXILIARY HOSPITAL, (INGROWN TOENAIL).
28/02/1916.  REJOINED UNIT FROM HOSPITAL.
06/04/1916.  EMBARKED FOR FRANCE FROM ALEXANDRIA.
10/06/1016.  APPOINTED LANCE CORPORAL.
26/10/1916.  APPOINTED TEMPORARY 2nd     CORPORAL IN THE FIELD.
21/11/1916.  DIED OF HEART FAILURE – CAUSE SUFFOCATION 
        DUE TO OVERDOSE OF ALCOHOL.

                                                                              
AWARDED:    

BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.
IMPERIAL SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEDAL.