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Francis William Aickin

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Full length portrait of F W Aicken, probably Sergeant Francis William Aickin, Reg No 4/66, of the New Zealand Field Artillery, Samoan Relief Force and the 5th Reinforcements. (1915). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-A13. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis William AWMM
  • Surname
    Aickin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Swish AWMM
  • Service number
    • 4/66 AWMM
    • 27764 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 July 1894 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 5 Clifton Road, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 5 Clifton Road, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 28 Anne Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • George Gordon Aickin (father), 5 Clifton Road, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • George Gordon Aickin (father), 5 Clifton Road, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Stephanie Alice Aickin (wife), 28 Anne Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Margaret Aickin and George Gordon Aickin.

    Husband of Stephanie Alice Aickin (nee Wilson). AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    23 July 1982 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
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Judd, B. (2003). The desert railway : the New Zealand Railway Group in North Africa and the Middle East during the Second World War. Auckland, N.Z.: Penguin. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 6 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 7 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
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