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Frederick Alan Westenra

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Alan AWMM
  • Surname
    Westenra AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 32481 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 August 1884 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AkaroaSouth Island Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 A.H. Westenra (father), Akaroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 32481 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
  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      159 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frederick Westenra was the son of Arthur Henry and Julia Westenra, of Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    Frederick Westenra is commemorated on the war memorial at Akaroa.

    Embarked Wellington, 15 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and marched in to Training Bn, Sling Camp.
    Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, Codford, and posted to 1st Company, 4 April 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 28 May 1917.
    Admitted to No 4 NZ Field Ambulance, 17 September 1917 (scabies); transferred same day to No 4 Stationary Hospital, Arques; discharged to unit, 23 September 1917; rejoined 3rd Bn, in the field, 23 September 1917.
    Killed in action, Belgium, 19 October 1917.

    Parents: Arthur Henry and Julia Westenra, Akaroa, Canterbury AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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