SQUIRE, Francis John
(Service number 10/2316)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||27 June 1892||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||City Buffet, Wellington|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Martha SQUIRE (mother), Sunnyside, New Lynn, Auckland|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||5th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Wellington Infantry Battalion|
|Date||13 June 1915|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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|Date||6 January 1927||Age||34 years|
|Place of Death||In bush|
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Francis John Squire was the son of Henry and Martha Rebecca (née Ford) Squire. His brother Albert Henry Squire also served in World War One.It was determined a year after the event that Francis John squire had died in the bush. He was a farmer of Manganui-a-te-ao Valley near Raetihi.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [30 December 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [02 January 2017]; Probate record (Archives NZ/FamilySearch) [02 January 2017]
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