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Francis Athol Cimino

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  • Service number
    8/2261 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Athol AWMM
  • Surname
    Cimino AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8/2261 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Eastbourne, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Leo Cimino (brother), Baker's Buildings, Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 Aug 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8/2261 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Salvatore and Elizabeth J. Cimino, of Eastbourne, Wellington. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    Panel 15 AWMM
  • Obituary

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  • Francis Athol Cimino – but always known as Peter was last seen on the night of 6th August before he was killed. He died sometime between 6th and 8th August – it is probably nearer the 8th as it is thought he lived to go to the final assault on Rhododendron Ridge. The last person who lived to tell the tale saw him on the night of 6 8 15. Francis / Peter sailed on 15 8 1914 with 1413 others from NZ to Apia, Samoa via Fiji. The contingent re- took the Island Upolu as requested by London, from the German occupiers. They claimed the land for King George V. In August 1914 Francis was single and he enlisted at Eastbourne in Wellington. Otago Infantry Battalion/ Regiment. N.Z.E.F- Serial no 8/2261 (8 stand for Otago Infantry). On 14 August 1914 Francis left Wellington in a contingent of 1413 , to go to Apia in Samoa (Samoan Advance Party They travelled via Fiji landing at Apia on 29th Aug
    Public - - - 24 April 2015

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