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John Teahan

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Teahan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 27987 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 May 1885 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    25/05/1885 Public - Kerry - Researcher - 25 February 2017 - Service record
  • Place of birth
    Killonglin, County Kerry, Ireland Public - Kerry - Researcher - 25 February 2017 - Service record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Teahan (father), Killonglin, County Kerry, Ireland AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 27987 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    His file is marked as ineligible for medals due to being a deserter. He was awarded a French Croix de Guerre on the 10/10/1918 for distinguished services rendered during the campaign which was conferred by the president of the French Republic, however it is doubtful he ever received this award, however it was still published in the London Gazette 10/10/1918 Page 11946. Public - Kerry - Researcher - 25 February 2017 - Service records and London Gazette

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Teamster/Civilian AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was one of a number of New Zealand soldiers who went on leave to Southern Ireland and remained there. All there service files are marked as ineligible for war medals, and they were discharged as a deserters. Public - Kerry - Researcher - 25 February 2017 - Service records


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 February 2017KerryBeaconsfield, Victoria, AustraliaResearcher

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