Francis William Menzies Born 5 March 1894 - Died 1939 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number10/798A AWMM5/798a AWMM Also known asFrank AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Driver AWMMNew Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy 1/4 portrait of Gunner Frank (Francis William) Menzies of th … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesFrancis William AWMM SurnameMenzies AWMM Ingoa Also known asFrank AWMM Service number10/798A AWMM5/798a AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of England, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth5 March 1894 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Junior Lifter AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentPre 27 Aug 1914 Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Amelia Menzies (mother), Massey Road, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMMGallipoli, Turkey AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number10/798A AWMM5/798a AWMM Military serviceAuckland Territorials (3 years) AWMMRailways Engineers AWMMDivisional Train, No 2 Company AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards1914-1915 Star AWMMBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMMVictory Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 27 August 1914 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 20 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 7 or HMNZT 10 AWMMVessel was Arawa or Limerick AWMMPrivate AWMM; Wellington Infantry Battalion AWMM; Main Body AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeight, Unknown Period AWMM5 foot 8 inches AWMMWeight, Unknown Period AWMM138 pounds AWMMHair colour, Unknown Period AWMMfair AWMMEye colour, Unknown Period AWMMBlue AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMMWounded at Gallipoli, gun shot wounds to arm, face, chest. Dated 24 June 1915 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM30 June 1915 Egyptian Army Hospital noted schrapnel wound arm shoulder AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM5 August 1915, Transferred from No 1 Stationery Hospital, Port Said to Tahiti for return to new Zealand AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 8 May 1916 AWMMMedically unfit for active war service on account of injuries received in service AWMMDriver AWMMNew Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Amelia and Archibald MenziesEnlisted in Auckland, 19 April 1914. Attested in Wellington 27 August 1914Returned to New Zealand on the TahitiEnlisted as Frank. Listed at Archives New Zealand as Frank. Service number changed, listed with number 5/798a by National Archives AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death45 AWMM Date of death1939 AWMMNovember Public - Thomas Martin (Tom) - 26 August 2016 - Christchurch Press 18 Nov 39 Cause of death Place of deathNew Zealand AWMM171 Selwyn St Christchurch Public - Thomas Martin (Tom) - 26 August 2016 - Christchurch Press 18 Nov 39 Death notesNew Zealand AWMMChristchurch Press 18 November 1939 Public - Thomas Martin (Tom) - 26 August 2016 - Christchurch Press 18 Nov 39 Cemetery nameBromley Cemetery - Soldiers' section Public - Thomas Martin (Tom) - 26 August 2016 - Christchurch Press 18 Nov 39Photograph and visit 18 Aug 16 Grave reference Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Francis William Menzies by laying a poppy. Duncan Menzies Edward Sutherland Menzies Francis William Menzies Gavin Horace Menzies George Menzies Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Francis William Menzies Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksBirths, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records onlinehttps://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nzSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21374645Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C50680Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 499 AWMMAuckland Weekly News AWMMAuckland Weekly News, 1916 p 48 5th row, 2nd from left. Portrait AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 26 August 2016Thomas Martin (Tom)Auckland NZOther Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.