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Frank Gordon Everett

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Everett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2117 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1898 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Nelson NZ Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
    1 of 12 children of Albert & Ada Everett (nee Gordon). Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - Family Papers
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pokororo Tasman District Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - Family Papers
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Albert Everett (father), Pokororo, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
    • Albert Everett (Fruit Orchadist) of Pokororo,Tasman District. Albert Everett was the former owner of well known Everett family Nelson Drapery business - Everett Bros Ltd (1864-1913). Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - Family Papers
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM
    • Frank would remain unmarried all his life. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - Family Papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2117 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • 15 October 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Explosion of shell in gunpit where he was serving, unconcious for a ong time, concussion, loss of speech AWMM
    • 25 October 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Likely fractured skull, transferred to England AWMM
    • Jan 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Invalided to NZ on the HS Marama AWMM
    • Disembarked in NZ ex hospital ship "Marama" 8 March 1917. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - Military File
    • Discharged from further war service 3 May 1917. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - Military Personnel File.

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Ada and Albert Everett.

      Seven children served from the same family in WW1: three sisters were serving as nurses Claire (22/538) and Dorothy (22/537), and Viola (AIF ); three brothers George Gordon Everett, Gerald Gordon Everett(2/215) Frank Gordon Everett (2/2117) and step-brother, Ralph Watson served as soldiers. AWMM
    • Frank enlisted for war service at Motueka Tasman District with his step-brother Ralph Thomas Watson (Serial # 2/2291). They embarked for war service and trained in Egypt before being posted to France as Gunners in the New Zealand Field Artillery. On 15 October 1916 at The Somme Frank and Ralph were in the same NZ artillery gun-pit when it was struck by a German shell. Ralph was killed and Frank seriously injured (unconscious for 5 weeks). Frank was discharged from war service in February 1917. He later moved to Australia and died at Brisbane in May 1982. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - Family papers
    • Frank Everett was an Old Boy of Nelson College for Boys, Nelson, NZ.
      He attended Nelson College from 1912 to 1914. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 16 December 2015 - Ref: "School List of Nelson College : 1856-1924".
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1982 AWMM
  • Date of death
    • May Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 18 June 2015 - Family Papers
    • 22 May 1982 Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 18 June 2015 - Family Papers
    • Family papers Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 18 June 2015 - Family papers
  • Age at death
    84 Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 18 June 2015 - Mt Thompson Memorial Gardens
  • Place of death
    Suburb of New Farm, Brisbane. Public - Jenifer - Other Relative - 18 June 2015 - Queensland BDM
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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
18 June 2015Jenifer Carterton New ZealandOther Relative