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Mary Reidy

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"Sisters Drummond & Ready"; "'sette Grant NZWCA Official Visitor"; "Cassidy, Johnny Raw & Big Catch"; "Molly's Yankee Lodgers". Image kindly provided by Kawharu family. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

"Sisters Drummond & Ready"; "'sette Grant NZWCA Official Visitor"; "Cassidy, Johnny Raw & Big Catch" …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mary AWMM
  • Surname
    Reidy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ten Franc Reidy AWMM
    • Sister AWMM
    • Reidy AWMM
    • Mary Anne AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/292 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 June 1880 AWMM KilmihilClare AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 January 1916 AWMM Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Reidy, C/o Mater Hospital, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 25 January 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 January 1916 AWMM Nurse 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Daughter of Mary Sharkey and John Reidy.

    First enrolled member in the Kawhia sub-branch of the Te Kuiti RSA in 1932 and room at the Te Awamutu RSA clubrooms was named after her.

    First name is recorded as Nurse on Nominal Roll and Mary on Archives New Zealand AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    17 January 1977 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kawhia Cemetery, Kawhia, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      15: 3 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
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