SQUIRE, Francis John
(Service number 10/2316)

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Date 27 June 1892 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment City Buffet, Wellington
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Martha SQUIRE (mother), Sunnyside, New Lynn, Auckland
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 5th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Wellington Infantry Battalion
Date 13 June 1915
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 6 January 1927 Age 34 years
Place of Death In bush
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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