condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white
Alert!

Auckland Museum is temporarily closed

Auckland Museum's building is closed to visitors until further notice, in step with our city’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19. Our website remains open for you to browse. Find out more.

Spencer Franks Carver

Portrait of Private Spencer Franks Carver, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F802 50. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private Spencer Franks Carver, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F802 50. Image is su …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Spencer Franks AWMM
  • Surname
    Carver AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 3/1383 AWMM
    • WWII 34073 AWMM
    • WWII 33994 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    3 November 1899 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Louie Carver (mother), care of Mrs Buckley, Railway Street, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 4 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Private Carver, who enlisted in the Medical Corps when only sixteen years of age, has seen continuous service in Egypt and France, and won his decoration for conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty on the field. Archives New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
  • 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

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Spencer Franks Carver by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Spencer Franks Carver

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons License Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License