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TWOMEY, Francis Hugh
(Service number 24942)

Aliases
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Trooper

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J.M. Twomey (father), Temuka, New Zealand
Religion
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 14th Reinforcements New Zealand Mounted Rifles
Date 10 July 1916
Transport Waihora
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

Campaigns
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

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 5 November 1917 Age
Place of Death Palestine
Cause Killed in action
Notices
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

Biographical Notes

Francis Twomey was the son of Jeremiah M. and Mary T. Twomey, of Temuka, New Zealand.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.

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