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Iris Frazer

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Portrait of Iris Frazer, New Zealand Army Nursing Service. Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, MS-2003-107-5.

Portrait of Iris Frazer, New Zealand Army Nursing Service. Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paeng …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Iris AWMM
  • Surname
    Frazer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 812634 AWMM
    • WWII 200871 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 May 1915 AWMM GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 20 November 1944 AWMM Public Hospital, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs D.E. Frazer (mother), PO Box 117, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 March 1945 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    1940 WWII NZANS Roll
    Place of Nursing training and date of qualification / registration AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 20 November 1944 AWMM Nurse AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trained at Waikato Hospital. Registered Nurse, 1940.

    Theatre Sister Opotiki hospital

    Maternity, Bay of Islands Hospital, Kawakawa

    Sister, Women's Surgical Ward, Whangarei Hospital

    Joined NZANS December 1944

    Frazer was with No.6 NZGH in Yamagauchi and Kiwa, Japan from March to August 1946 before returning to New Zealand.

    Women's Surgical Ward, Whangarei Hospital

    Middlemore Hospital

    Australia (nursing)

    Frazer joined the Regular Force, Waiouru, in 1951. She was part of the Coronation Contingent in 1953 and an Honourary Nursing Sister to the Governor General from 1963-1964. She ceased service in 1966, but, was part of Relief duties at Papakura Camp Hospital throughout 1969. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 January 2001 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, January 8, 2001. Section D, p. 18 AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 50 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, January 8, 2001. Section D, p. 18 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.50 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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