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Frank Joseph O'Donnell

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Grave, wooden Cross, Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Grave, wooden Cross, Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Donnell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3419 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 November 1891 AWMM OaklandCalifornia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Southern Cross Hotel, Reefton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs J. O'Donnell (mother), Pentland Avenue, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3419 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Julia O'Donnell later of Nelson.

    "O'Donnell, Private Frank Joseph, who has been reported killed in action, was the eldest son of Mrs J O'Donnell of Pentland Ave, Mt Eden, and was 24 years of age. He received a collegiate education and afterwards engaged on the staff of J R Dodson & Son of Nelson. Later on he followed mining on the West Coast. He was a keen football enthusiast and was a popular member of the Nelson Rival Football Club." - Auckland Weekly News 3 August 1916 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM II D 14 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Weekly News, 3 August 1916 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Nelson Cenotaph, Anzac Park, Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 30 October 2018 - on site
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 548 AWMM
    • Auckland Weekly News AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Weekly News, 3 August 1916 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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30 October 2018PeterNelsonResearcher

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