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Frank Osian Turvey

  • Service number
    • WWI ANF1785 AWMM
    • WWI 1785 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Osian AWMM
  • Surname
    Turvey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI ANF1785 AWMM
    • WWI 1785 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    01 April 1896 Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website
  • Birth notes
    Son of Matilda and Frank Frederick Turvey. Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Driver with New Zealand Railways Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Royal Navy ANF ratings Medal Roll WW1, three pages of the ANF medal roll within ADM 171/133.
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Royal Navy ANF ratings Medal Roll WW1, three pages of the ANF medal roll within ADM 171/133.
    • Victory Medal Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Royal Navy ANF ratings Medal Roll WW1, three pages of the ANF medal roll within ADM 171/133.

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Enlisted as Boy 2nd Class on 28 November 1913. Engagement commenced on 18th birthday. Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website
  • Occupation before enlistment
    After school he joined the NZ Training Ship Amokura, which prepared young boys for a life at sea. Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website
  • 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
    Able Seaman up to 19 June 1919 Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • WW1 medals were issued at Naval Office, Wellington and named to ANF.

    1914-15 Star. British War Medal 1914-1919. Victory Medal AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    06 September 1975 Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Wellington, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Akatarawa Cemetery, Upper Hutt City, Wellington, New Zealand Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website
  • Grave reference
    Plot 167. Section R.S.A. Public - Keith - Researcher - 21 October 2019 - Biography on museum website
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Admiralty, and Ministry of Defence, Navy Department: Medal Rolls. The National Archives microfilm publication ADM 171, 202 rolls. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England. AWMM
      National Archives, London. Reference ADM 171/133. AWMM
    • Royal Navy ANF ratings Medal Roll WW1 transcription
      page 3 of 3 surnames T-W Public - Keith - Researcher - 1 November 2019 - Taylor, Chas. B.J., 1791, A.B.;
      Taylor, John Wm., 1673, L.Sto.;
      Tonkin, John P., 1084, P.O.;
      Turvey, Frank O., 1785, L.S.;
      Vogel, Chas. W., 1674, L.Sto.;
      Walker, Herbert R., 1409, L.Sig.;
      Waller, Arthur G., 1789, A.B.;
      Watson, Harold T. M., 1795, A.B.;
      Wildey, Wilfred R., 1778, Sto.1.;
      Wrenn, Leonard A., 1579, E.R.A.2.;
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