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Francis Xavier Zimmerman

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Xavier AWMM
  • Surname
    Zimmerman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Zimmermann AWMM
    • Francis Xavier AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23468 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    09 August 1895 Public - Kerrie - Researcher - 22 April 2018 - Military personnel file
    Further Reference
  • Place of birth
    Inglewood, Taranaki, New Zealand Public - Kerrie - Researcher - 22 April 2018 - Military personnel file
    Further Reference
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Zimmermann (mother), Taihoa, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Kerrie - Researcher - 22 April 2018 - Military personnel file
    Further Reference


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23468 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Francis Zimmerman was the son of Mrs. Mary Zimmerman, of Waitara, New Plymouth, New Zealand.

    This person is known as Zimmermann in the Nominal Roll AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    30 March 1918 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France 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



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  • Memorial name
    • Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Francis Xavier Zimmerman is the son of Franz and Mary Martha Zimmerman of Inglewood, Taranaki, NZ. My name is Robert J. Hall and Francis is my great great uncle. His half sister Agnes Goodwin nee Zimmerman, is my great grandmother born 7th Dec 1878 at Jackson Bay and daughter of Franz and Barbara Zimmerman.
    Public - Robert - Direct descendant - 13 March 2019



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 28 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM


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13 March 2019RobertNew PlymouthDirect descendant
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