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Frederick Leopold Beasley

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Bennett C. - Bell N.M. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Bennett C. - Bell N.M. (photo J Hal …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Leopold AWMM
  • Surname
    Beasley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3249 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 September 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Parua BayNorthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ennore, Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J.B. Beasley (father), Parua Bay, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3249 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      150 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland).

    Disembarked Suez, Egypt, 20 December 1915. Taken on strength 1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, Moascar Camp, Ismailia, 4 February 1916. Admitted to New Zealand Auxillary Hospital, Ismailia, 3 March 1916; discharged and rejoined Battalion, 18 March 1916.
    Embarked from Port Said, Egypt on board HMT 'Franconia', 6 April 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 April 1916.
    Wounded in action on 27 September 1916 and admitted to General Hospital, Rouen, 28 September 1916 (gun shot wound upper extremities); evacuated to England, 3 October 1916, and admitted to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 4 October 1916; to New Zealand Convalescent Depot, Hornchurch, 13 November 1916; discharged and attached to New Zealand Command Depot, Codford, 17 February 1917. Marched in to Sling Camp, Wiltshire, and taken on strength 3rd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 15 April 1917.
    Proceeded overseas with unit to France, 28 May 1917.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, in the field, 23 June 1917.
    Promoted Corporal, 1 September 1917.
    Promoted Sergeant, 1 November 1917.
    Wounded in action and admitted to New Zealand Field Ambulance, 20 November 1917 (gassed); admitted to No 8 Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 21 November 1917; transferred to HMHS 'St Denis' and evacuated to England, 24 November 1917.
    Admitted to Military Hospital, Bethnal Green, London, 26 November 1917; admitted to No 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 14 January 1918; discharged to New Zealand Convalescent Depot, Hornchurch, 25 January 1918; examined by Medical Board and classified unfit for active service, 3 March 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Glasgow, Scotland, on board HMNZT 'Athenic', 1 April 1918; disembarked Auckland, 16 May 1918.
    Discharged, no longer physically fit for war service on account of wounds received in action (gas poisoning), 11 July 1918. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    17 March 1932 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Parua Bay Cemetery, Whangarei Heads Road, Parua Bay AWMM Row 10 Plot 4 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • For my school project and Whangarei Boys High School we had to research an old boy of the school I feel so honored to research Frederick. Thank you for your service
    Public - Dylan - Researcher - 3 March 2015



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