SMALL, Francis James
(Service number 9/1137)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||1894||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Catherine Small (mother) Fairlie|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces (?)||Served in|
|Body on Embarkation||4th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Otago Mounted Rifles;|
|Date||17 April 1915|
|Transport||HMNZT 21,22,23 Willochra, Knight Templar, Waitomo|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||9 June 1917||Age||25|
|Place of Death||Belgium|
|Cause||Died of wounds|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, Nord, France|
|Memorial Reference||IF 15|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Fairlie Primary School War Memorial; Fairlie War Memorial|
Youngest of nine children of James and Catherine Small of Fairlie.
Francis served at Gallipoli. His brothers Maurice, William, Thomas and Daniel also served durting the war.
SCRoll web submission by S Watkins, 30 June 2017
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