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Full Name: David Mulcahy
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): David
Surname: Mulcahy
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 24/2043
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Farmer
Next of Kin: Mrs P. Mulcahy (mother), Mangatainoka, Pahiatua, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 4th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date: 4 March 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Willochra or Tofua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: 26
Page on Nominal Roll: 32
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Cyclist Battalion
Place of Death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 29 April 1918
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Wytschaete Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference: VI. B. 1.
Biographical Notes: David Mulcahy was the son of Mrs. M. Mulcahy, of Tyndall St., Pahiatua, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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