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Frederick Norman Gillanders

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    Gillanders AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Gillander AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/746 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 Ngaruawahia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Charles Gillanders (father), Ngaruawahia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/746 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frederick Gillander was the son of Charles and Elizabeth Gillander, of Ngaruawahia

    Surname appears as Gillanders in Nominal Rolls, as Gillander in Archives New Zealand AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    TROOPER GILLANDERS. Trooper Charles McRae Gillanders, who is reported to have been wounded, is the second son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Gillanders of Ngaruawahia. He joined the 4th, Waikato, Mounted Rifles, and left with the main Expeditionary Force with two of his brothers, one of whom, Bugler Norman Gillanders, was killed in action last May, and the other, Vincent Gillanders, is still in action at the Dardanelles. Trooper Charles Gillanders saw service in the South African war. He was employed by the New Zealand Dairy Association at Ngaruawahia prior to the outbreak of the war. (NZ Herald, 8 Sep 1915) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 22 December 2018 - Papers Past Online
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  • Memorial name
    • Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, 3285 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • To Great Uncle Frederick Gillanders, we have never forgotten you, for the brave and heroic soldier you were and you must have made your family very proud. It is people like you who lost their lives in battle, so we are able to have a better life today. God Bless Katherine Fergus, (Mother Phyllis Inez Gillanders, Father David Wilfred Gurney) Frederick Norman Gillanders: Born 28th May 1890
    Public - Katherine Inez - Other Relative - 18 April 2015



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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
      Vol1: 263 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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22 December 2018SandraWaipuResearcher
18 April 2015Katherine InezCambridge, Waikato, New Zealand.Other Relative
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