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Francis Byers Rowley

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  • Service number
    • WWI 9/1611 AWMM
    • WWII: N/N - Home Guard - Waikohu & Cook Battalion, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Otago Mounted Rifles, NZ Maori Pioneer Btn & NZ Field Artillery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 633 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 633 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Byers AWMM
  • Surname
    Rowley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 9/1611 AWMM
    • WWII: N/N - Home Guard - Waikohu & Cook Battalion, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 October 1895 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    19 October 1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Francis John Rowley & Jessie nee' White Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waipiro Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farm Manager, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Lydia Rowley, Glentunnel, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1915 married Lydia Petherbridge
      father of 1 child Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Otago Mounted Rifles, NZ Maori Pioneer Btn & NZ Field Artillery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 9/1611 AWMM
    • WWII: N/N - Home Guard - Waikohu & Cook Battalion, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    1915-1919; 1940-1942 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      London Gazette 16 August 1917, p8430, Rec No 828 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star
      British War medal
      Victory Medal
      The Military Record - awarded Aug 1917 for act of Gallantry in the Field Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 24 Aug 1915 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shepherd for H B Williams, Waipiro Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    19yrs 10 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 June 1967 Public Source
  • Date of death
    56 June 1967 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    72yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemtery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 409; Warrant # 11750 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 633 AWMM

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17 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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