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Cyril Douglas Fancourt

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cyril Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Fancourt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/947 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 April 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OpohoDunedin Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Opoho, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Nellie Fancourt (wife), 15 Calder Street, North-east Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/947 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 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand 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
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      149 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry and Sarah Fancourt; husband of Nellie D. Fancourt (now McMaster), of 50, Eskvale St., Musselburgh, Dunedin, New Zealand. Native of Dunedin.

    Joined unit at Gallipoli, 25 October 1915.
    Killed in action, 8 November 1915.

    Parents: Henry and Sarah Fancourt; Wife: Nellie D. Fancourt (now McMaster), 50 Eskvale Street, Musselburgh, Dunedin. Native of Dunedin AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 November 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Turkey AWMM Special Memorial B. 15. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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