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Francis Hardy McAdam

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Gravestone, Rotorua Francis Hardy McAdam (49280) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Hardy AWMM
  • Surname
    McAdam AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Frank AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 49280 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 November 1919 AWMM WaiteteWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 19 July 1939 AWMM 61 Battery, Fort Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 19 July 1939 AWMM 61 Battery, Fort Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 19 July 1939 AWMM 61 Battery, Fort Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr Cecil McAdam (father), Espanade, Te Kuiti, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mr Cecil McAdam (father), Espanade, Te Kuiti, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mr Cecil McAdam (father), Espanade, Te Kuiti, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 January 1945 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • 1941 AWMMHeight, WWII AWMM
      5 foot 9.25 inches AWMM
    • 1941 AWMMEye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Pelvis fracture AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Francis Cecil McAdam and Isabel Lydia (nee Hardy) McAdam. Husband of Kathleen.

    Frank did in fact join the embarkation as a soldier he had joined the army 19th July 1939 prior to War start and was serving with the 61st Battery, 9th Heavy Artillery at Fort Takapuna. He attested for War Service 29 August 1941. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 November 2012 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Ashes RSA-A-K-48 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 November 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 87 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 239 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 86 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 November 2012 AWMM
    • Henderson, A. et al. (2008). The gunners : a history of New Zealand artillery. North Shore, N.Z.: Penguin. AWMM
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