Mervyn Frederick Frith 13 February 1928 - 5 November 1951 Key details Contribute › Service number203526 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesMervyn Frederick AWMM SurnameFrith AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number203526 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth13 February 1928 AWMM Place of birthNew PlymouthTaranakiNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesNew PlymouthNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentMachine Operator AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs C. Frith (mother)Springs FlatKamoWhangareiNorth AucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number203526 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsPost WW2 AWMM10 December 1950 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyPost WW2 AWMM10 December 1950 AWMMKayforce AWMM161 Battery AWMMOrmonde AWMMGunner AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with Kayforce 1950-51 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death5 November 1951 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathKorea AWMM Death notesKorea AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameUnited Nations CemeteryPusanKorea AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall of Memories. KoreaMalaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryNZ Herald, 7 November 1951, p. 6. AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Mervyn Frederick Frith by laying a poppy. Donald Campbell Frith Harry Frith Mervyn Frederick Frith Samuel George Frith Wilfred William Frith Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Mervyn Frederick Frith Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand Defence Force. Roll of Honour. Personnel who have died on operational service since 3 September 1945.http://medals.nzdf.mil.nz/info/roll-of-honour/index.htmlSources UsedNew Zealand Navy in the Korean War. Navy Museum.http://www.navymuseum.mil.nz/history/time/korean/default.htmFurther ReferenceNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsK-Force nominal roll : embarked for Korea on 'Ormonde' on 10 December 1950 AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). Volume II: Combat Operations, pp. 225, 371, 403. AWMMHopkins, G. (2002). Tales from Korea : the Royal New Zealand Navy. Auckland, N.Z.: Reed. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMNZ Herald, 7 November 1951, p. 6. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.