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Frederick Robert Black

Walton and Weybridge Cemetery, England, where 19 New Zealanders are buried. (Courtesy of Daphne Hobby, no date) - No known copyright restrictions

Walton and Weybridge Cemetery, England, where 19 New Zealanders are buried. (Courtesy of Daphne Hobb …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Black AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 19109 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 February 1882 AWMM LiverpoolLancashire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 6 April 1916 AWMM Black Rock, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Alice Ann Black (wife), "Black Rock", Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 July 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 19109 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      140 pounds AWMM
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      Teeth mostly artificial AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      1916 septic ankle, Featherston Camp AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      February 1917, 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, Boulogne, fractured ribs AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of pneumonia AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      148 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Alexander and Anne Black.

    Husband of Alice Ann Black (nee Whitlam), of Black Rock, Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

    Father of Millicent Allison Black born 1912, Joyce Kathleen Black b 1914.

    No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Mount Felix, Walton. (see vertical files (Hospitals, Military), Armoury Information Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum.

    Embarked Wellington, 29 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 28 September 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 10 October 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, in the field, 23 October 1916.

    Admitted to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 16 February 1917.

    Admitted to No 3 Canadian General Hospital, 13 March 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to England, 26 March 1917 (pneumonia), and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 26 March 1917.

    Died of pneumonia, No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 5 April 1917.

    Parents: John Alexander and Anne Black; Wife: Alice Ann Black, Black Rock, Rarotonga, Cook Islands AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    5 April 1917 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    Walton-on-ThamesSurrey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Walton and Weybridge (Walton-on-Thames) Cemetery, Surrey, England AWMM Screen Wall. 912. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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