TAVENER, Frederick Charles
(Service number 80118)

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Date 8 January 1889 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Belfield, Orari
Occupation Farm assistant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin E. TAVENER (father), Belfield, Orari, South Canterbury
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 42nd Reinforcements, B Company
Date 1 August 1918
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Destination London, England
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Date 22 February 1965 Age 76 years
Place of Death Belfield, Orari
Notices Timaru Herald, 23 February 1965
Memorial or Cemetery Geraldine Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 472, Plot 4
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frederick Charles Tavener was the son of Edward and Annie Maria (née Taylor) Tavener. He married Juanita Lucy Mitchell in 1924. Frederick died on 22 February 1965 at his residence at Belfield, Orari.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 November 2016]

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