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Frederick Arnold Dingley

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Portrait of Soldier. Memorial card for "Frederic Arnold Dingley 8th Southland Company, Otago Battalion, NZ Infantry, Age 23 years and 10 months. Killed in action during the Battle of Messines, June 7th 1917. In His Presence there is fulness and joy". Mickle, A. M. R. (n.d.) Mickle album. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-561. p.110. No known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Arnold AWMM
  • Surname
    Dingley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/3018 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 August 1893 AWMM BirminghamWest Midlands AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1915 AWMM Hauraki Road, Birkenhead, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Beatrice Flora Dingley (mother), Hauraki Road, Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Messines AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/3018 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Baker/Civilian 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      134 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      decayed AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Arthur Bertram Cecil and Beatrice Flora Dingley.

    Frederick lived on Hauraki Road, between Crescent Road and Rawene Road with his parents. He had had two younger siblings, Frances and Eric. (Sources: Waitemata Electoral Roll 1914, NZ Post Office Directory 1914)

    Enlisted 17 November? 1915.

    He was working for the Colonial Sugar Company (Chelsea Sugar Works) before enlistment.

    His nephew was later named Arnold Dingley in his memory

    10th Reinforcements AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM Plot II, Row L, Grave 14 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Birkenhead Roll of Honour, Birkenhead War Memorial Park AWMM
    • Northcote College, 1 Kauri Glen Rd, Northcote, Auckland 0627 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      23: 8 AWMM
    • New Zealand at the Front AWMM
      New Zealand at the front. (1917). page141. AWMM
    • Mickle, A. M. R. (n.d.) Mickle album. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-561. AWMM
    • New Zealand Electoral Roll 1914, Manukau General Roll AWMM
      Waitemata Electoral Roll 1914 AWMM
    • Wise's New Zealand Post Office directory [microfiche] -- Auckland, N.Z. : BAB Microfilming : 1992. AWMM
      1914 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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