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John Frederick Franks

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 58), Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Franks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 34562 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 November 1882 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra RiccartonChristchurch Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Franks (father), 253 Pound Road, Yaldhurst, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 34562 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      135 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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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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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      58: 3 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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