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Frnes Emms

  • Service number
    WWI 5/97A AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Army Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - AngloBoerWar.com Retrieved from http://www.angloboerwar.com/medals-and-awards/non-boer-war/1728-natal-rebellioon-1906-medal
  • Last rank
  • War
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • Natal Rebellion, 1906 Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - AngloBoerWar.com Retrieved from http://www.angloboerwar.com/medals-and-awards/non-boer-war/1728-natal-rebellioon-1906-medal
Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 81), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 81), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Frnes AWMM
    • Frank Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Personnel File (EMMS, Frank - WW1 5/97a - Army). Archives New Zealand. Retrieved from http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE15174133
  • Surname
    Emms AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5/97A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Australia AWMM
    Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
    1 December 1882 Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Personnel File (EMMS, Frank - WW1 5/97a - Army). Archives New Zealand. Retrieved from http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE15174133
  • Place of birth
    Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey, England Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Personnel File (EMMS, Frank - WW1 5/97a - Army). Archives New Zealand. Retrieved from http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE15174133
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A.F. Emms (father), 31 Market Place, Kingston-on Thames, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • Natal Rebellion, 1906 Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - AngloBoerWar.com Retrieved from http://www.angloboerwar.com/medals-and-awards/non-boer-war/1728-natal-rebellioon-1906-medal
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Army Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - AngloBoerWar.com Retrieved from http://www.angloboerwar.com/medals-and-awards/non-boer-war/1728-natal-rebellioon-1906-medal
  • Service number
    WWI 5/97A AWMM
  • Military service
    • British Section, NZEF Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Personnel File (EMMS, Frank - WW1 5/97a - Army). Archives New Zealand. Retrieved from http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE15174133
    • N.Z. Army Service Corp Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Personnel File (EMMS, Frank - WW1 5/97a - Army). Archives New Zealand. Retrieved from http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE15174133
    • Transvaal Mounted Rifles Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - AngloBoerWar.com Retrieved from http://www.angloboerwar.com/medals-and-awards/non-boer-war/1728-natal-rebellioon-1906-medal
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Natal Medal clasp 1906
    1914-15 Star
    British War Medal 1914-1919
    Victory Medal Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Personnel File (EMMS, Frank - WW1 5/97a - Army). Archives New Zealand. Retrieved from http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE15174133

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Bulford Camp, Salisbury Plain, England Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - New Zealand Herald, 7 November 1914, p. 10. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=NZH19141107.2.63
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Electrical engineer/Civilian AWMM
    • Westminster Palace Hotel, London, England Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - New Zealand Herald, 7 November 1914, p. 10. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=NZH19141107.2.63
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    32 years Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Personnel File (EMMS, Frank - WW1 5/97a - Army). Archives New Zealand. Retrieved from http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE15174133

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lieutenant Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Personnel File (EMMS, Frank - WW1 5/97a - Army). Archives New Zealand. Retrieved from http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE15174133

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    December 1972 Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
  • Age at death
    90 years Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
  • Place of death
    Hastings, Sussex, England Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015 - Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Frank Emms was older brother of 5/5A Driver Percy Charles Emms who also enlisted in the British Section, NZEF. Frank married Bessie Mary Kimber at the Kingston Registry Office, England on 8 July, 1919.
    Public - Phil - Researcher - 5 July 2015

Sources

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