TWOMEY, Francis Hugh
(Service number 24942)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Trooper|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||J.M. Twomey (father), Temuka, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||14th Reinforcements New Zealand Mounted Rifles|
|Date||10 July 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington, New Zealand||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
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||5 November 1917||Age|
|Place of Death||Palestine|
|Cause||Killed in action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel|
|Memorial Reference||Q. 38.|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Temuka RSA Roll of Honour; Temuka War Memorial|
Francis Twomey was the son of Jeremiah M. and Mary T. Twomey, of Temuka, New Zealand.
Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.
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