Michael FAHEY

Regimental number40919
Date of birth9 August 1871
Place of birthDunedin
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 7.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinBrother, G Fahey, Moa Creek, Otago
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 November 1916
Place of enlistmentDunedin
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 23rd Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT Ruapehu on 14 March 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 1 November 1917
Discharge date5 February 1918
Other details

At attestation, stated year of birth as 1874.

War service: England

Commenced return to New Zealand from Devonport on board HT 'Mokoia', 1 November 1917; discharged (no longer physically fit: overage), 5 February 1918.

War service: 1 year 83 days (of which 301 days were abroad)

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 57, p. 14
Archives New Zealand (WEllington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 21001723