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Frederick Edward Bigelow

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Ponsonby Baptist Church exterior, 43 Jervois Road, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011. Image provided by John Halpin 2014, CC BY John Halpin 2014
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Bigelow AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 62238 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1881 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Kate Bigelow (wife), Rehia, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 62238 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
    Other, WWI AWMM
    Nature of Injury: Loss right leg, frac. left leg Pension: 37/6 Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Mary Ann and John Smith Bigelow

      Husband of Kate Dreadon married 1916

      Two sons, brothers Frederick Edward Bigelow (62238) and Reginald Rockwell Bigelow (26775) served in WW1.

      Farmer in Whangarei and Pukehuia

      Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Pukehuia, Northern Wairoa AWMM
    • Frederick had three sons, Terence, Lindsay and Brian. Terence was a Medic in WW2, I am youngest daughter of Terence. Public - Lyvonne Annabelle - Direct descendant - 16 April 2018 - Family oral history, common knowledge
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 September 1950 AWMM
    Age 69 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Forest Lawn Block 11 Plot 156 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Ponsonby Baptist Church, 43 Jervois Road, Ponsonby Auckland 1011 AWMM

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