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John Counihan

Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 7th Contingent - Irregular Forces, (photo J. Halpin September 2011) - No known copyright restrictions

Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 7th Contingent - Irregular Forces, (photo J. Halpin …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Counihan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Connihan AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 4400 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 April 1901 AWMM Pleasant Point, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Edward Counihan (father), Kerrytown, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 April 1901 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 4400 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 3 April 1901 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 foot AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      12 stone 4 pounds AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Edward; brother of Jeremiah Counihan

    Name is spelled variously as Counihan and Connihan. Named Counihan on Ranfurly's memorial; as Counihan, John [a.k.a CONNIHAN, John by Archives New Zealand. Medals: OFS, TR, SA01, SA02 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 February 1902 AWMM
    LangverwachtOrange Free State AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Garden of Remembrance, Vrede Public Cemetery, Orange Free State, South Africa AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Langverwacht Hill Memorial, Langverwacht Farm (near Vrede), Orange Free State, South Africa AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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Sources

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