KILWORTH, Frederick Harvey
(Service number 62082)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||11 May 1884||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Silver Street, New Plymouth|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Ida LARSEN (friend), care of C.P.O., New Plymouth|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Reinforcements, G Company|
|Date||16 November 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Liverpool, Merseyside, England|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||7 December 1948||Age||64 years|
|Place of Death||Waimate|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Old Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Plot 582A|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Frederick Harvey Kilworth was born on 11 May 1884 at Waimate, the third son of George and Jessie (née Hart) Kilworth. He was an engine driver in New Plymouth when he enlisted, naming a friend there as next-of-kin. After the war, Frederick married Jane Annie Richardson Martin.
Frederick and his four surviving brothers were pall-bearers at the military funeral of his brother, Robert Clarence Kilworth at Waimate in December 1937. Robert had served overseas in World War I and been seriously wounded. Another brother, Edward William Kilworth, also enlisted. Frederick died on 7 December 1948 at Waimate, age 64years, and was buried in the local cemetery.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [12 August 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [12 August 2020]; Waimate Cemetery headstone image & record (Waimate District Council) [13 August 2020]
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