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Daniel Francis Coakley

  • Service number
    36772 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Dan Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Family oral history
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Daniel Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Coakley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dan Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Family oral history
  • Service number
    36772 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File, Family oral history

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    3 May 1887 Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of birth
    Waiau Canterbury Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
    Dan was the third child and second eldest son, of a family of 12. Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Family oral history
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Grocer AWMM
    • Dan worked as a grocer in his father's business 'Coakley & Co' in Pollen Street, Thames. Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Post war occupation
    Grocer, Grey Lynn, Auckland. Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Family photos and oral history
  • Address before enlistment
    Pollen Street Thames, New Zealand Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • J. Coakley (father), Pollen Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
    • His parents were John and Elizabeth Coakley, Pollen Street, Thames. Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File and family photos, oral history
  • Relationship status
    Dan was 29 and single at the time of enlisting. He later married Eileen Louisa Lanigan on 30 November 1931. Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File and Lanigan Family Reunion Book (1988)

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Served on the Western Front from February 1918 until he was shot in the chest on 29 September 1918. Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    36772 AWMM
  • Military service
    From 19 September 1916 to the date he was discharged 23 October 1919. Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Corporal, Sergeant Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File

Miilitary decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Two years, Amuri Mounted Rifles, Canterbury Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM
    • He had his medical on 4 July 1916 and commenced duty on 19 September 1916 at Trentham. Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Age on enlistment
    • 29 years Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017 - Military Personnel File

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 05 Apr 1917-10 June 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 81 AWMM
    Vessel was Devon AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM
    24th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

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25 April 2017CatherineAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant