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Full Name
Michael Edward Brislane
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Michael Edward
Surname
Brislane
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
7/533
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Mrs Wilson, Blackball, Greymouth, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Care of E. Loveridge, Dovedale, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti or Athenic
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
78
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
20 August 1915
Age at Death
20
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
A. IX. 4.
Biographical Notes
Michael Brislane was the son of Mrs E. Wilson, of Mount Buckley, Greymouth, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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