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Francis John Robinson

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Frank Robinson, full length, hat, stripe, leather bandolier, studio photograph - No known copyright restrictions

Frank Robinson, full length, hat, stripe, leather bandolier, studio photograph - No known copyright …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis John AWMM
  • Surname
    Robinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Frank AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2527 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 April 1893 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 August 1915 AWMM 631 Castle Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William James Robinson (father), 631 Castle Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2527 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 24 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Warehouseman/Civilian 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      140 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action (gassed) 9 March 1918 rejoined unit 27 March 1918 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 16 June 1919 AWMM
    End of war AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 3 War diaries are held by family members AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 October 1967 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph Data Entry Form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 623 AWMM

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