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Frederick Alan Westenra

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  • Service number
    32481 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 1st (Canterbury) Company AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Alan AWMM
  • Surname
    Westenra AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    32481 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    18 August 1884 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Place of birth
    Akaroa, South Island, New Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Farm hand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A.H. Westenra (father), Akaroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    32481 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 15 November 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 68 or HMNZT 69 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui AWMM
    Private AWMM
    19th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      159 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 1st (Canterbury) Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frederick Westenra was the son of Arthur Henry and Julia Westenra, of Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    Frederick Westenra is commemorated on the war memorial at Akaroa.

    Embarked Wellington, 15 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and marched in to Training Bn, Sling Camp.
    Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, Codford, and posted to 1st Company, 4 April 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 28 May 1917.
    Admitted to No 4 NZ Field Ambulance, 17 September 1917 (scabies); transferred same day to No 4 Stationary Hospital, Arques; discharged to unit, 23 September 1917; rejoined 3rd Bn, in the field, 23 September 1917.
    Killed in action, Belgium, 19 October 1917.

    Parents: Arthur Henry and Julia Westenra, Akaroa, Canterbury AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    38 AWMM
  • Date of death
    16 October 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    N.Z. Apse, Panel 2. AWMM
  • Obituary

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