SCANNELL, Francis Arthur
(Service number 3/4276)

First Rank Captain Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Medical practitioner
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs H. SCANNELL (mother), Mawaro, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 41st Reinforcements New Zealand Medical Corps
Date 27 July 1918
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination London, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Medical practitioner; ophthalmology qualification


Date 7 June 1961 Age 78 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Michael & Hannah (nee CONWAY) SCANNELL. MB ChB. November 1915 & January 1917 doctor in Temuka. Returned to Temuka in September 1920.


Cenotaph Database [28 July 2013]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives ref. AABK 18805 W5550 0102151) [23 April 2014]; NZ BDM historical records (DiA) [21 August 2013]; The Community Archive [21 August 2013]; Timaru Herald, 13 September 1920 (Papers Past) [17 September 2013]; Timaru Herald, 8 June 1961 (Timaru District Library) [05 September 2014]

External Links

Related Documents

No documents available.

Researched and Written by

Currently Assigned to


Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 Logo. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License unless otherwise stated.

Tell us more

Do you have information that could be added to this story? Or related images that you are happy to share? Submit them here!

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
Your Details
Veteran Details
- you may attach an image or document up to 10MB