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Frederick Horace Dolphin

Frederick Horace Dolphin, as a Volunteer in the 10th (North Otago Rifles) Regiment c1915. - No known copyright restrictions

Frederick Horace Dolphin, as a Volunteer in the 10th (North Otago Rifles) Regiment c1915. - No known …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Horace AWMM
  • Surname
    Dolphin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/2055 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 February 1896 AWMM NasebyOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Dolphin (mother), Palmerston South, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Sinai & Palestine AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/2055 AWMM
  • Military service
    10th North Otago Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 16 December 1915 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Chemist/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      Artificial above, fairly good below AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Discharged on the termination of his period of engagement AWMM
    Corporal/Military AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Employed as a Chemist, dispenser by J.B. Smith Junior, in Palmerston South before enlistment.

    Dolphin's service record includes the 21 September 1915 remarks of Medical Officer Herbert Barraclough: "A really excellent recruit."

    Frederick, who was a trainee chemist, remained in France and helped establish the venereal disease ward at Codford Hospital to treat the large numbers of Kiwis

    After the War Dolphin undertook further training at the Westminster School of Pharmacy in London. He continued working as a chemist and was the manager of the South Dunedin UFS Dispensary 1929-1959

    On his return to New Zealand he recorded his address as Palmerston, Otago (1919) and at the time of his death he was living at 23 Royston Street, Dunedin (July 1968).

    Total Length of Service: 3 years 310 days - service in New Zealand: 135 days and foreign service: 3 years 175 days AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    6 July 1968 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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