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Francis Ernest Whalen

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 13 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 13 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Whalen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 45166 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 April 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra CanadaNorth America Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.J. Whalen (mother), Oinera Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 45166 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Miner/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      144 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Francis Whalen was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Whalen, of 10 Omeara Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

    There is an O'Meara Street in Ottawa. The spellings on Nominal Roll and CWGC do not exist in the present day city.

    Embarked Wellington, 26 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp and reverted to Lance Corporal.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 5 September 1917.
    Reverted to Private at own request, 20 September 1917.
    Joined 2nd Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, and posted to 10th Company, 2 November 1917.
    Admitted to 3rd NZ Field Ambulance, 18 April 1918 (scabies); discharged to and rejoined unit, in the field, 4 May 1918.
    Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 27 June 1918 (ulcer, forehead and buttock), and transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; to 10th General Hospital, Rouen, 30 June 1918; to 74th General Hospital, Trouville, 3 July 1918; to No 4 Convalescent Depot, Havre, 5 July 1918; discharged to Base Depot, Etaples, 11 July 1918; joined NZ Entrenching Bn, 22 July 1918.
    Joined 10th Company, 2nd Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, 3 August 1918.
    Killed in action, 24 August 1918.

    Parents: Mr & Mrs J.J. Whalen, 10 Omeara Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    Parents: John James and Mary Ann WHALEN (both b. Ireland) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    24 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM XI. AA. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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