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Francis Norman Dowding

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 196 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 196 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    Dowding AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/1372 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waitara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss A.F. Dowding (sister), care of W.H. Brewer, Ross Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/1372 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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
    Other, WWI AWMM
    Nature of Injury: Loss left eye Pension: 20/- Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Waitara, Taranaki AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    5 November, 1948 Public - Rhian Michelle - Direct descendant - 27 March 2017 - Headstone, Waitara Cemetery. Plus family oral history.
  • Age at death
    72 Public - Rhian Michelle - Direct descendant - 27 March 2017 - Headstone, Waitara Cemetery. Plus family oral history.
  • Place of death
    Waitara, Taranaki Public - Rhian Michelle - Direct descendant - 27 March 2017 - Family oral history.
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waitara Cemetery, Waitara, Taranaki. Public - Rhian Michelle - Direct descendant - 27 March 2017 - Headstone, Waitara Cemetery. Plus family oral history.
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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
      Page No: 196 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
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