STECHMAN, Frederick Andrew
(Service number 6/3878)

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Date 10 August 1895 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 73 Elizabeth Street, Timaru
Occupation Tailor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs F. STECHMAN (mother), 73 Elizabeth Street, Timaru
Religion Anglican
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 9th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 November 1960 Age 65 years
Place of Death Public Hospital, Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 55, Plot 1021
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frederick Andrew Stechman was the son of Francis Alexander and Angelina (Annie) Stechman, Francis hailed ffrom Holland and Angeline from Scotland. He was educated at Timaru Main School. He married Ellen Gledhill in 1927 at Christchurch. Frederick, Ralph and Thomas are believd to be brothers. There is some uncertainty over their father's name. His father Frank, a pilot and the night watchman on the Timaru Harbour Board's dredge, died suddenly in September 1920.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 June 2018]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [June 2018]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [June 2018]

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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG

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