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Timothy Andrew O'Donnell

The Roll of Honour for those who served in Bosnia, Kuwait, East Timor, and Afghanistan. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira. Unveiled on 30 June 2019. No known copyright restrictions.

The Roll of Honour for those who served in Bosnia, Kuwait, East Timor, and Afghanistan. Auckland War …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Timothy Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Donnell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Tim AWMM
    • Timmy AWMM
  • Service number
    X107058 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 June 1982 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mark O'Donnell (father), New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Afghanistan 5 January 2005 AWMM Soldier/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mary-Anne and Mark O'Donnell

    Military service held at Linton AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    3 August 2010 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Bamyan ProvinceAfghanistan AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Feilding Cemetery Public - Allan - Researcher - 31 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA Row 199 Plot 132 Public - Allan - Researcher - 31 December 2018 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Dominion Post, 7 August 2010, B31 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Feilding War Memorial, Manchester Square, Feilding AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum AWMM

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  • I was absolutely devastated to hear just recently of the ultimate sacrifice young Tim made.
    Young Tim used to be my neighbour back in the Wairarapa and I first met him when he was three and I was thirteen, and despite such an age difference we often used to play together at one home or the other. I even remember visiting for a few days when the family moved out of town a few years later, we had become such good mates.
    It was of no surprise to learn Tim had become a soldier, he was a great kid and he came from a wonderful whanau. This made his passing such heartbreaking to also learn.
    Since learning of Tim's ultimate sacrifice I have attended subsequent ANZAC service's for him and shed a tear whilst I contemplate him and remember the fun times we both had in our youth.
    I'm sad that Tim has left us but warmed that he represented Aotearoa so beautifully and heartened that he is wa
    Public - Glenn - 25 April 2024
  • Much love and Respect, Sir

    "... And go to your god like a Soldier" - R. Kipling

    From the Soldiers of PSD PLT, HHT 1-172nd Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Morgan, Regional Command East, Afghanistan, 2010.

    Public - Dominic - Comrade - 7 August 2023
  • Always Timmy
    Onward ♦️♦️
    Public - Mitch - Comrade - 25 April 2020
  • Time is not much my friend.
    Public - Anna - Friend - 3 August 2016
  • Tim was a nice person to be around and he was a great cousin! Missed by the family WWTD
    Public - Amy Jennifer - Other relative - 29 April 2016



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2024GlennNelsonOther
07 August 2023DominicDamascus, Maryland, USAComrade
03 July 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
25 April 2020Mitch Rotorua Comrade
31 December 2018AllanFeildingResearcher

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