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Francis Athol Cimino

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 125 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 125 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Athol AWMM
  • Surname
    Cimino AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/2261 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Eastbourne, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Leo Cimino (brother), Baker's Buildings, Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/2261 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Salvatore and Elizabeth J. Cimino, of Eastbourne, Wellington. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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  • Francis Athol Cimino – but always known as Peter was last seen on the night of 6th August before he was killed. He died sometime between 6th and 8th August – it is probably nearer the 8th as it is thought he lived to go to the final assault on Rhododendron Ridge. The last person who lived to tell the tale saw him on the night of 6 8 15. Francis / Peter sailed on 15 8 1914 with 1413 others from NZ to Apia, Samoa via Fiji. The contingent re- took the Island Upolu as requested by London, from the German occupiers. They claimed the land for King George V. In August 1914 Francis was single and he enlisted at Eastbourne in Wellington. Otago Infantry Battalion/ Regiment. N.Z.E.F- Serial no 8/2261 (8 stand for Otago Infantry). On 14 August 1914 Francis left Wellington in a contingent of 1413 , to go to Apia in Samoa (Samoan Advance Party They travelled via Fiji landing at Apia on 29th Aug



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