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Frank Sheldon Anthony

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Frank Sheldon Anthony in suit - No known copyright restrictions

Frank Sheldon Anthony in suit - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Sheldon AWMM
  • Surname
    Anthony AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI J35344 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 December 1891 AWMM MakarakaGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI J35344 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frank Anthony joined the British Navy and served as a gunner on the British destroyer Opal from 1915-1917. He was injuried when crushed between the ship and a bouy and his lung was permanently damaged. He returned to New Zealand to a TB sanatorium at Cambridge and then settled on a soldiers Settlement Scheme farm in Taranaki for five years before returning to England.

    He wrote several books including Me and Gus and Follow the Call. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 January 1927 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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