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Fred Naden

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 49), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 49), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Fred AWMM
  • Surname
    Naden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 34409 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1898 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 14 October 2022 -
  • Place of birth
    Waipiro Bay, East Coast Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 14 October 2022 -
  • Birth notes
    son of Christopher Frederick Naden and Mere Karaka Naden (born Lockwood) Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 14 October 2022 -
  • Address before enlistment
    TOKOMARU BAY Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 14 October 2022 -
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.F. Naden (father), Waipiro Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1936 Frederick Aperahama NADEN married Wihinoa KOHERE Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 14 October 2022 -


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 34409 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 Clerk 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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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



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  • In 1917 Fred NADEN was wounded
    In 1918 Fred NADEN was awarded the (MM) MILITARY MEDAL
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 14 October 2022
  • In 1906 young Fred (Frederick Nehu) Naden transplanted a pōhutukawa seedling in front of the family home in Tokomaru Bay. In 1917 at the age of 19 he went off to the First World War where he was wounded but came back to fight through the Battle of Passchendaele in which he was awarded the Military Medal. He was a runner whose typical survival rate at the time was 4 days.

    On his return to New Zealand after being part of the victory force in Germany with the Auckland Regiment followed by a period in hospital in England Fred vowed on his return never again to leave Tokomaru Bay. Prior to the war he had been employed in the Auditor-General's office in Wellington and was looking forward to a career in law or commerce but on his return he resigned his position and returned to Tokomaru Bay. He found solace in the company of the thirty or so veterans of Tokomaru Bay at the local tavern who help
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 14 October 2022



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14 October 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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