ROLL OF HONOUR
South African War 1899-1902
Cpl William J Byrne Pte Daniel Clarke
1st World War 1914-1918 Pte James Anderson Pte John Anderson Rfm Timothy J Breen Pte Michael J Collins Pte William J Collins Pte John P Cox Gnr Edward J Dennehy Pte Thomas F Dennehy Pte Andrew J Dick Pte John L Fitzgerald Pte Robert Fitzgerald Pte Patrick G Fitzgerald Pte William M Gray Tpr Thomas R Kennedy Pte Arthur W King Pte Michael Kirby Pte Henry F Kirk MM Rfm Humphrey W Lane L/Cpl Gordon R Mahoney Capt. Leslie G O'Callaghan 2 Lt Denis J O'Connor Pte James O'Connor Pte Paul J O'Connor Pte Cornelius O'Shea Pte Daniel O'Shea Rfm Charles Scannell Pte Michael J Scannell Pte John M Sheehan Pte Michael A Spring Rfm John Sullivan Pte James Sullivan Pte John C Wade Pte William A Wall L/Cpl James P Wederell
|2nd World War
Brig Patrick A Ardagh CBE, DSO, MC, MID photo obit F/O Michael J Berry F/Sgt Michael W Cosgrove W/O Frederick W Climo Dvr Gerald D Cox F/O Francis T Culling-Mannix Lt. Thomas W Daly L/Cpl Francis P Duffy Lt Guy P Gifford Cpl Leslie Gollan 2 Lt Colin D Giffiths Pte Karl W Hall Cpl Laurence E Hayhurst Fl/Lt Eugene J Hetherington Pt. Norman E Joyce Pte Phillip J Kent P/O Denis P Kyne Sgt/P James H McClafferty Pte Alexander F McCormick L/Cpl Allen J Rennie L/Sgt Patrick L Scannell Dvr Maurice C Seaman Cpl Douglas P Shea Pte Francis B Sloan Pte P Sullivan Sgt Brian J Walsh Cpl William P Walsh F/O Denis P Wilkes
'At the going down of the sun
and in the morning
we will remember them.'
The Dennehy Brothers.
2/817A Gunner Edmund James Dennehy, NZ Field Artillery.
26/990 Riflemen Frederick Michael Dennehy, 4th Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade.
46565 Private Thomas F. Dennehy, 25th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry, NZEF.
The sons of Michael Frederick and Margaret Josephine Dennehy, of North St, left for war — Edmund in October 1914, Frederick in February 1916 and Thomas in April 1917. Edmund was living in Wellington at the time of his enlistment and working for NZ Railways. He served with the Wellington Battalion; Privates Scobie and Bloomfield from Timaru served with him in his gun detachment. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on August 6, 1915, and buried on Chunuk Bair. Thomas was a clerk who enlisted in Christchurch, leaving New Zealand in April 1917, bound for Plymouth. He was wounded in action at Passchendaele on October 12, 1917, but was later reported killed in action. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial near Zonnebeke, Belgium. Frederick was a bank clerk who left in February, 1916, for Egypt. He survived the conflict to return and died in April 1947.
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