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Cecil Frank Kern

Portrait, detail from framed WW1 photographs - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, detail from framed WW1 photographs - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Kern AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 34383 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 April 1886 AWMM Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Lydia Kern (mother), Ramarama, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 26 April 1917 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Had Girlfriend/Dating Public - Thomas Samuel Grayson - Researcher - 9 March 2015 - Family


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 34383 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


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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
    • Fell ill sent to England for treatment. Sent back to war, once better. Public - Thomas Samuel Grayson - Researcher - 9 March 2015 - Family Member

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Cecil George and Leah Lydia Kern, of Puriri View, Ramarama, Auckland.

    Attended Pukekohe East Primary School ( 1862)

    Age in 1914 was 28 years old

    Remembered on the Drury-Runciman Memorial

    A framed commemoration with 13 photographs of former students who fought in World War 1 is displayed in the Pukekohe East Primary School Hall and a copy is the Playcentre , the building was formerly old school. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    HavrincourtFrance 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
    • Drury-Runciman Memorial, near Drury Hall, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 October 2015SusannePukekohe East, New ZealandResearcher
09 March 2015Thomas Samuel GraysonNew ZealandResearcher

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