(Service number 13885)
|First Rank||Lance Corporal||Last Rank||Second Lieutenant|
|Date||19 October 1894||Place of Birth||Hilderthorpe, North Otago, New Zealand|
|Date||9 March 1916||Age||21|
|Address at Enlistment||Glenavy, South Canterbury|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Isaac & Susan Cuthbertson (parents), Glenavy, South Canterbury|
|Medical Information||Height 5 foot 8 inches. Weight 145 lbs. Dark Complexion. Grey eyes. Black hair.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||14th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company|
|Date||26 June 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Devonport, England|
|Other Units Served With||South Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
|Last Unit Served With||Otago Infantry Regiment|
|Campaigns||Western Europe 1916-18|
|Service Medals||British War Medal & Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|Date||31 July 1919||Reason||End of war|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||4 September 1921||Age||26|
|Place of Death||Cashmere Sanatorium, Christchurch|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Glenavy Cemetery, South Canterbury|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru|
Second son of Isaac Cuthbertson and Susan Allen. Frank's siblings were George Isaac (b.1892), Mabel (b.1896), Allen (b.1901), Lilian (b.1903), Ivy Seddon (b.1906), Moana (b.1908), and Juanita or 'Nita' (b.1910).
Frank's brother George (service no. 13886) also served in World War One, and was killed in action in 1918.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (September 2013) Archives New Zealand Military Personnal file. Birth NZBDM 1894/15640. Death NZBDM1921/4995
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