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Frederick Johnston Alexander

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  • Service number
    WWI 7/689 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Mounted Rifles Public - Sarndra - 9 April 2021 - Personal item; paperspast via National Library New Zealand website; https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/SUNCH19180921.2.26?items_per_page=100&phrase=2&query=frederick+johnston+alexander&snippet=true&sort_by=byDA.rev
  • Last rank
  • War
Image of gravestone at Ruru Lawn Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees 2012 - Image has All Rights Reserved.

Image of gravestone at Ruru Lawn Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees 2012 - Image has All Rights Reser …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Johnston AWMM
  • Surname
    Alexander AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/689 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 November 1888 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    16 November 1888 Public - Sarndra - 9 April 2021 - Demob. medical form, August 1920; Military personnel record via Archives New Zealand; https://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE11349468
  • Place of birth
    Southbridge, Canterbury, NEW ZEALAND Public - Sarndra - 9 April 2021 - Demob. medical form, August 1920; Military personnel record via Archives New Zealand; https://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE11349468
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Chertsey, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A. Alexander (father), Rakaia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Gallipoli; Sinai (Battle of Romani); France Public - Sarndra - 9 April 2021 - Personal item; paperspast via National Library New Zealand website; https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/SUNCH19180921.2.26?items_per_page=100&phrase=2&query=frederick+johnston+alexander&snippet=true&sort_by=byDA.rev
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Mounted Rifles Public - Sarndra - 9 April 2021 - Personal item; paperspast via National Library New Zealand website; https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/SUNCH19180921.2.26?items_per_page=100&phrase=2&query=frederick+johnston+alexander&snippet=true&sort_by=byDA.rev
  • Service number
    WWI 7/689 AWMM
  • Military service
    Home Guard, Lieut (Temp. from 1 Aug. 1941) Platoon Commander) December 1941 Public - Sarndra - 9 April 2021 - Military personnel record: National Archives New Zealand; https://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE20106558
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Russian medal of St. George (4th class) for Gallantry (WW1) Public - Sarndra - 9 April 2021 - Noted on gravestone.

    New Zealand statistics website; https://www3.stats.govt.nz/New_Zealand_Official_Yearbooks/1918/NZOYB_1918.html#idsect2_1

    Paperspast news item; https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/SUNCH19180921.2.26?items_per_page=100&phrase=2&query=frederick+johnston+alexander&snippet=true&sort_by=byDA.rev

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Measles 1914; Influenza 1915; Lumbago 1915; Gunshot wounds Oct 1916; Public - Sarndra - 9 April 2021 - Military personnel record; Archives New Zealand; https://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE20106558
    • Gunshot wounds to right thigh and arm - severe, Sept. 1918 Public - Sarndra - 9 April 2021 - Military personnel record; Archives New Zealand; https://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE20106558

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1974 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ruru Lawn Cemetery, off Ruru Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Block 44, Plot 124 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • 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. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 8 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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