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Reginald William Farrant

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Wedding photograph, Reg Farrant married Sarah Toovey 4 March 1926 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Reginald William AWMM
  • Surname
    Farrant AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Reg Farrant AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13519 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 February 1895 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 9 February 1916 AWMM Helensville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Farrant (mother), Toahe, Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13519 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Registered compulsory training in Morrinsville. AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 9 February 1916 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Hairdresser/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
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      140 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      2.7.18: To hospital sick - Isolation. Rejoined unit 4.7.18 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Reg married Sarah Toovey on 4.3.1926 and they had three children.

    The family felt that it was the effects of being "gassed" during the war that he was not a well man thereafter. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 July 1934 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Helensville Cemetery, Helensville, New Zealand AWMM Plot 4, Blk B.15 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      43: 18 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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