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Daniel Cornelius O'Leary

From the Free lance of 10th August 1917

Sergeant Daniel C. O'Leary

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Daniel Cornelius AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Leary AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1154 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    New PlymouthTaranaki Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
    8 June 1887 Public - Caitlin - Other relative - 7 July 2021 - O Laoghaire : the O'Leary family history
    Author: Karen Doyle
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    F O'Leary, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 November 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1154 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 9 November 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 27 AWMM
    Carriage trimmer/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    10 July 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Catherine Agnes O'Leary, of Pine Avenue, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. Native of New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM
    • Prior to the war, he worked for the railways in both New Zealand and NSW Australia. Public - Caitlin - Other relative - 7 July 2021 - Family oral history, O Laoghaire : the O'Leary family history, Karen Doyle.


About death

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  • Death
    10 July 1917 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Belgium-FlandersBelgium Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Strand Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row M, Grave No. 7), Ploegsteert, Belgium AWMM IX. M. 7. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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07 July 2021CaitlinWellingtonOther relative
31 March 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher

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