Topic: Edward Payne SULLIVAN

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Was initially examined for service in October 1916 and found to be medically unfit. Examined again on 13 October 1917 and passed fit.

NOK: Mr John Thomas Sullivan (brother), c/o T Bowe, Marotiri, Foxton.

Declared age: 20 years 3 months

Height: 5' 9"                                 Weight: 147lb

Chest: 33" -37"                             Complexion: Medium

Eyes: Blue                                    Hair: Brown.

Disability: Valvular disease of head (Aortic Systolic Murmur).


Note: The family name was originally O'Sullivan but then the O was dropped.  Cornelius, Mary and John are all buried in Foxton.[Update provided July 2015 by Elaine McDougall]


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Edward Payne SULLIVAN

Date of birth:13 November 1896
Date of death:21 November 1918
Place of birth:Foxton, New Zealand
Last known residence:T Bowe, Marotiri, Foxton
Cause of death:Influenza & Pneumonia
Place of death:Featherston Military Camp Hospital
Buried where:Featherston Cemetery, 31B
Spouses name:Unmarried
Fathers name:Cornelius
Fathers date of death:19 March 1902
Mothers name:Mary (née Brown)
Mothers date of death:20 Nov 1896
Parents date of marriage:1895
Siblings:John Thomas (1895-1968)
War memorial:Foxton
Place enlisted:Palmerston North
Christian names:Edward Payne
School:St Mary's, Foxton
Wars:WW 1
Service number:91781
Religion:Roman Catholic
Date enlisted:13 October 1917
Final rank:Private
Regiment or service:NZ Training Unit
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