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Frances Samuel Gillett

Albany Memorial Hall Library, Roll of Honour in Remembrance, Albany Auckland. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012.

Albany Memorial Hall Library, Roll of Honour in Remembrance, Albany Auckland. Image provided by John …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frances Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Gillett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Frank AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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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


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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Stalag III-B, Fürstenberg ad Oder, modern day Eisenhuettenstadt, Germany AWMM
    22 May 1944 AWMM
    On mission over Braunschweig AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    5983 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Address given to Arthur E. Adams (a fellow POW) was 7 Buchanan's Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand for a photograph of a group of airforce POWs at Stalag VIIIB, details of provisions, including clothing, quotes from books read, recipes for food taken on the evacuation of the prison camp, details of the liberation of the camp. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 May 1979 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waimairi Cemetery, Grahams Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM AN23, Plot 24 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Albany Memorial Library, Auckland AWMM

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