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Frederick Neville Houston

Portrait of Captain Frederick Neville Houston MC. Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F752. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Captain Frederick Neville Houston MC. Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F752. Image m …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Neville AWMM
  • Surname
    Houston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 March 1890 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 1914 AWMM Oakwood Lodge, Davigdor Road, Hove, Sussex AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 William Duncanson Houston (father), Oriental Bay, Wellington AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    Ellen Marie Kirkman in Steyning, Sussex. AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 14 February 1914 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    1 June 1916 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • According to Archives New Zealand: Twice wounded in France. Mentioned in Sir John French's New Year despatches 1916 and awarded Military Cross January 1916. Killed in action in The Somme July 1916 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 1 July 1916 AWMM
      SommeNorthern France AWMM
    • 1 July 1916 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 26 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 18, Plot 14 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Thiepval Memorial AWMM

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  • Rest in peace, Sir, from one Old Boy to another. Lest we forget
    Public - Ross - 21 September 2020

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  • External links
  • References
    • Harper, G., Clements, C., & Johns., R. (2019). For King and Other Countries: The New Zealanders Who Fought in Other Services in the First World War. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press. AWMM
      p. 25-27 AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM


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21 September 2020RossWellingtonOther
24 June 2019Trevor CoventryOther

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