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Frank Wagstaff

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Wagstaff AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 55871 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 May 1897 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ChristchurchCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs B.B. Wagstaff (mother), Seaview Terrace, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    England AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 55871 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Railway cadet/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cerebro spinal meningitis AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 5.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      119 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frank Wagstaff was the son of Henry and Beatrice Bing Wagstaff, of 13 Sea View Terrace, Timaru, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 22 November 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 8 January 1918, and marched in to Sling Camp and posted to Wellington Infantry Regiment, 9 January 1918.
    Admitted to Tidworth Military Hospital, 25 January 1918 (measles).
    Placed on Dangerously Ill List, 4 February 1918.
    Died 5 February 1918 (suspected cerebro-spinal-meningitis).
    Medal: British War Medal

    Parents: Henry and Beatrice Bing Wagstaff, 13, Sea View Terrace, Timaru

    Parents: Henry (b. England), Beatrice B. (b. New Zealand) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 February 1918 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire, England AWMM C. 239. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM

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Sources

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