John Frederick AWMM
Also known as
WWI 34562 AWMM
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
J. Franks (father), 253 Pound Road, Yaldhurst, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 7.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
135 lb AWMM
Moeraki then transfer to Port Sydney at Sydney for Suez.
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Embarked Wellington, 19 April 1917; disembarked Sydney, 23 April 1917; embarked Sydney on board HT 'Port Sydney', 9 May 1917; disembarked Suez, 20 June 1917.
Appointed Temporary Corporal, 20 June 1917.
Reverted to Trooper at own request, 26 July 1917.
Detached to Training Regiment (Dental), 10 January 1918.
Transferred to NZ Mounted Rifles Brigade, 10 April 1918, and posted to 1st Squadron, 12 April 1918.
Embarked Kantara for the Dardanelles (Gallipoli), 29 November 1918; disembarked Alexandria from Gallipoli, 31 January 1919.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Suez on board HMNZT 'Ulimaroa', 30 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 9 September 1919.
War service: 3 years 18 days (of which 2 years 106 days were abroad) AWMM
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