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Frank Close

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Headstone of Private Frank Close (69466). Le Quesnoy Communal Cemetery Extension, France. New Zealand War Graves Trust (FRJK4675). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private Frank Close (69466). Le Quesnoy Communal Cemetery Extension, France. New Zealan …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Close AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 69466 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 26 December 1896 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
    • 26 December 1896 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    26 December 1896 Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
  • Place of birth
    Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Close (mother), Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Le Quesnoy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 69466 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 Farmer/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frank Close was the son of T. B. and Margrett C. Close, of Warwick Rd., Stratford, New Zealand. Born at Nelson. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Le QuesnoyFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Le Quesnoy Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM I. B. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Hawera War Memorial Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - NZ History war memorial images on-line

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      80: 10 AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2018). Le Quesnoy, 1918 : New Zealand's Last Battle. Auckland, New Zealand : Oratia. AWMM
    • NZEF CASUALTIES — LE QUESNOY As noted in the Appendix of Dr Christopher Pugsley’s book: Le Quesnoy 1918: New Zealand’s Last Battle. This list was compiled by Richard Stowers and Herb Farrant, and added to by Christopher Pugsley. Please forward any additional names and details to the author through Oratia Media. The list covers period 1–7 November 1918 and those who died after from wounds received in this period. AWMM

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05 March 2024Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
15 October 2017PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher

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