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Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
  • Surname
    Falaoa AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Frank Falaoa AWMM
    • Tosene AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1044 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1896 Military personnel file AvateleNiue Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 2 October 1915 AWMM Avatele, Niue AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Tosene (father), Avetele, Niue Island, Pacific Islands AWMM
    • WW1 Tosene (father), Avatele, Niue AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1044 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 1 October 1915 Military personnel file Settler/Civilian Military personnel file
    AlofiNiue Military personnel file
  • 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
    • 1 October 1915 AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM
      5 foot 6.75 inches AWMM
    • 1 October 1915 AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM
      144 pounds AWMM
    • 1 October 1915 AWMMDental, WWI AWMM
      Good AWMM
    • 18 April 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Admitted, 12th Casualty Clearing Station, in the Field, France flat feet. AWMM
    • 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Admitted hospital in England, including Hornchurch AWMM
    • 31 August 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
      Invalided to NZ on the HS Marama AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Eligi.

    Named as Frank Falaoa on by BDM, deaths, his deatrh notice and burial details.
    Correspondence dated July 1948 filed on his Military personnel file, suggests other names Tosene; Dawson Falaoa; Falaoa Tosene. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    27 September 1941 Military personnel file
    Age 45 AWMM
    Auckland HospitalAuckland Military personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Burial G Row 4, Plot 35 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, Volume 78, Issue 24082, 29 September 1941, Page 1 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Alofi National Memorial, Niue AWMM
    • Avatele War Memorial, Niue AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
15 July 2018MelKapiti Coast NZDirect descendant
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