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Samuel James French

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 June 1884 AWMM KawhiaKawhia AWMM
    Kawhia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 27 February 1916 AWMM Peel Street, Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary French (wife), Peel Street, Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 July 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1480 AWMM
  • Military service
    Westport Garrison Artillery AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Narrow Neck AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 27 February 1916 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Fitter/Military 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      160 pounds AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of cerebro spinal menigitis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Mary Lucas (nee Hohepa French). Father of Rangi Doris b 1912 and Joseph Thomas Frederick French b 1915. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 August 1916 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Canterbury Provincial Memorial, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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