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Francis Henry Gillon

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Gillon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    58206 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    58206 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Cerebro-spinal meningitis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Eliezer and Ellen Fanny Gillon, of Manukau, Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 September 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    FeatherstonWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pukekohe Cemetery, Wellington Street, Pukekohe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    The Defence Department has announced that Trooper Francis H. Gillon, 34th Mounted Rifles, died in Featherston Military Hospital on Thursday night, the certified cause of death being cerebro-spinal meningitis. (Auckland Weekly News, 4 October 1917, p. 19) AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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