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James Henry Frew

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 244 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 244 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Frew AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    James Henry Francis AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1627 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 November 1883 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Langdon (sister), Cameron Road, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1627 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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

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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      169 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Frew was the son of James and Margaret Frew, of Oamaru, New Zealand.

    Served as James Henry Francis. Recorded by Archives New Zealand as FREW, James - [a.k.a. FRANCIS, James Henry] - WW1 12/1627 - Army

    Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 25 April 1915; promoted Corporal, 31 August 1915; appointed Temporary Sergeant, 21 October 1915.
    Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
    Promoted Sergeant, 9 January 1916.
    Embarked Port Said for France, 6 April 1916.
    Mentioned in Despatches, 10 April 1916.
    Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal, 3 June 1916.
    Attached to Headquarters, NZ Division (Divisional School), 25 October 1916; rejoined 1st Bn, in the field, 21 April 1917.
    Killed in action, 26 July 1917.
    Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

    Parents: James and Margaret Frew, Oamaru AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mud Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM II. C. 12. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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