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Frank Francis

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 243 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 243 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Francis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1984 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 Wellesley House, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K. Francis (mother), 1 Cambridge Terrace, Folkestone, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1984 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 Unknown AWMM 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Frank Francis was the son of Francis James and Kate Francis. of Folkestone, England.

      Frank emigrated to New Zealand in 1912 and worked for the Portland Cement Company in Aukland. He joined the1st; Batt; Otago Regt; in 1915 and first fought in Gallipoli where he was wounded and sent to hospital in Malta. Then he went on to The Somme after joining his Batt; in Egypt. He tunnelled with the Australians on the mine tunnels before going on to Arras to continuing tunnelling. AWMM
    • Frank lived with them in Cambridge Terrace before emigrating to NZ circa 1912.
      He worked for Portland Cement Co; Auckland. before enlisting in army 1915.
      HE was my Dad's brother ( My Uncle)who was severely wounded in the Somme.09/08/1918 Public - Harold - Other Relative - 4 September 2015 - Personal file
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 April 1918 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM XXIX. B. 8. 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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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 September 2015HaroldFolkestone. Kent. UKOther Relative

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