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Frank Robert Field

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Field AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 28333 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 January 1896 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra PahiatuaManawatu-Wanganui Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G.R. Field (father), Waipuka, Havelock North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 28333 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 Farmer/Civilian 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, WWI AWMM
      5' 11.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      152 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 11 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 December 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 1 February 1917; joined 1st Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 2 March 1917.
    Attached to Australian Tunnellers, 19 December 1917; rejoined 1st Bn, 10 January 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 10 January 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, from leave, 29 January 1918.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 20 April 1918.
    Detached to 3rd Army Rest House, 11 May 1918; rejoined Bn, 27 May 1918.
    Admitted to 3/2 West Lancashire Field Ambulance, 2 July 1918; discharged to unit, 8 July 1918.
    Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 24 July 1918, and transferred to 45th Casualty Clearing Station (complaining of shakiness and fatigue); discharged to duty, 8 August 1918. Notation on file: OC 1 Bn Auck R certified that this soldier was subjected to exceptional exposure. During heavy shelling a large shell burst practically alongside him and he at once collapsed.' Second notation: 'This case has been classified shell-shock.'
    Joined No 1 Entrenching Bn, 16 August 1918.
    On leave to Paris, 22 September 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 5 October 1918.
    Joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 14 October 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from London on board SS 'Waimana', 10 May 1919; discharged, 21 July 1919.
    War service: 3 years 26 days (of which 2 years 256 days were abroad) AWMM
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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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Sources

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