MAZE, Francis Livingstone
(Service number 6/1620)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||1 March 1895||Place of Birth||Milford|
|Address at Enlistment||Ohape, Temuka|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs J. MAZE (mother), Ohape, Temuka|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||3rd Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
|Date||14 February 1915|
|Transport||Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Wounded and gassed and admitted to hospital on 16 October 1917. (Previously had been through the Gallipoli campaign & nealrly 3 years in France without a scratch.)
|Date||31 August 1972||Age||77 yrs|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Temuka Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Services Section, Row 180, Plot 623|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of John & Jessie (nee BROWN) MAZE. Married Catherine Helen Mabel McDONALD (Rena) in 1925. Catherine died in 1981 & is buried in Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch. Brother John MAZE also served in WWI. Cousin Norman MAZE was killed in action in 1918 & cousin Allan also served.
Cenotaph Database [20 October 2013]; TDC headstone image, Temuka Cemetery [22 October 2013]; Timaru Herald, 3 November 1917 (Papers Past) [16 November 2013].
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