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Francis George Kidson

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Portrait, Private Francis George Kidson (7/220) from the Weekly News. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Phil Beattie & Matt Pomeroy. No Known Copyright.

Portrait, Private Francis George Kidson (7/220) from the Weekly News. Kindly provided by Onward Proj …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis George AWMM
  • Surname
    Kidson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/220 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 February 1892 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Tapamera, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
    • Tapawera Public - Peter - Researcher - 29 April 2018 - correct name of district
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George H. Kidson (father), Sherry River, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/220 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 CanterburyNew Zealand 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Francis Kidson was the son of George Henry and Martha Kidson, of Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 June 1915 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM M. 82. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Remembered on the Memorial at Tapawera Public - Peter - Researcher - 29 April 2018 - on site
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 April 2018PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher

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