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Francis Vivian Albert Smith

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FRANCIS V. A. SMITH 41787 2nd NZEF 4 R.M.T. Coy DVR died 20.11.2007 aged 97 yrs: ELIZABETH E. SMITH died 15.1.2011 aged 92 yrs.

FRANCIS V. A. SMITH 41787

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Vivian Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Frank Smith AWMM
  • Service number
    41787 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 October 1919 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Patutahi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A.T. Smith (father), Patutahi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    41787 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Beth; father of Murray and Prue

    Presbyterian service at Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 November 2007 AWMM
    Age 97 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSAAS, Plot 260, Warrant # 23161 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 November 2007 AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

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Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 326 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 November 2007 AWMM

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07 May 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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