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Frank Gordon Furniss

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Furniss AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 92963 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 October 1887 Cenotaph Data Entry Form WellingtonNew Zealand Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Thorpe, Nelson AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs. A.B. Furness, Richmond, Nelson AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1918 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
    2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 92963 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 26 July 1918 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 30 AWMM
    Farm manager/Civilian Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      154 lbs. AWMM
    • Complexion, WWI AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM
      Dark AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Did not embark

    Son of Robert Cole and Sophia Jane Furness nee Bills

    Married Alice Bertha Win in 1913. Two children born at time of Attestation, Alan Edwin born 1914 and Frances Joan born 1915 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    Sep 1957 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 70 AWMM
    NelsonTasman Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Marsden Valley Cemetery, Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM Block 2a, Plot 35, AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Cenotaph data entry form AWMM

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