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Frank Brophy

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 28), Page: 5 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 28), Page: 5 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Brophy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3949 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 July 1895 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Gumtown, Coromandel Peninsular Public - Grant - Direct descendant - 26 August 2016 - NZ birth record: 1897/8303
  • Birth notes
    Gumtown's name changed to Coroglen Public - Grant - Direct descendant - 26 August 2016 - NZ birth record: 1897/8303 & family papers
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Plumber, then farmer following death of sibling, Thomas Edward Brophy Public - Grant - Direct descendant - 26 August 2016 - Family papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Grace Brophy (mother), Grey Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married Public - Grant - Direct descendant - 26 August 2016 - NZ marriage record: 1921/400 (spouse: Doris Minnie Dale Taylor)

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3949 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 Plumber 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in ‘Dunsterforce’; an Allied military force which carried out special operations in the Southern Caucasus and Northern Iran during the First World War. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • Hi Pop. It's been a very long time & much water has flowed under the bridge. Even at 57 yo, I still remember you & Nan with much love & affection. We are all proud of your military service in WWI. We are also proud of the sacrifices you & Nan made for your family after Eddie's unexpected death in 1927. Life was not easy, during that time. Until we meet up again. With love & respect, Grant (grandson) & Catherine, Barry (great-grandson), Brittany, & Elisa (great-great-granddaughter), Anna-Maree (great-granddaughter), Anthony, & Lilly (great-great-granddaughter).
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  • Dear Frank, my name is Amanda and my husband is Paul, and you are his grandfather. We often think of you and have a nice photo of you in our home. We have told Charlotte and Leo (your great grandchildren) about you and they are very proud to hear about what you did for our country, and for them. One day we will meet you and will thank you in person.
    Public - Amanda - Other Relative - 11 July 2015
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  • HI Frank i'm am so proud of you what you did and even if i never meet you i cant believe you saved us and i miss you very much and i am writing this letter to thank u from charlotte
    Public - Charlotte - Other Relative - 10 April 2015
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  • Dear frank, I hope you are having a nice time in heaven. Thank you so much for participating in world war 1. I will always remember you.
    Public - leo - 10 April 2015
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  • Hi Frank, Our family is proud of you - your efforts helped us maintain a free and democratic country. We love to visit you on ANZAC day to remember these efforts. We now live in Avondale close to where you rest. It's a shame we never met, but I hope we'll have the opportunity one day. Love, Paul (grandson), Charlotte (great-grand daughter), and Leo (great-grand son)
    Public - Paul - Other Relative - 10 April 2015
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
11 July 2015Amanda Avondale, AucklandOther Relative
10 April 2015Charlottenew zealand aucklandOther Relative
10 April 2015leoauckland new zealandOther
10 April 2015Paul Auckland New ZealandOther Relative

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