Mervyn Frederick Frith Born 13 February 1928 - Died 5 November 1951 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number203526 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesNew Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentMachine Operator AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs C. Frith (mother), Springs Flat, Kamo, Whangarei, North Auckland, New 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 AWMMWellington, New 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 wounds, Cause 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 Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-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. AWMMNZ Herald, 7 November 1951, p. 6. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.