DOSSETT , Frederick John
(Service number 39502)

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Date 7 July 1895 Place of Birth Pleasant Point

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Grocer's assistant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs K. DOSSETT (mother), Pleasant Point, 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 22nd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 16 February 1917
Transport Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 4 February 1976 Age 80 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 7, Plot 148
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Henry Charles DOSSETT & Catherine (Kate) nee HORGAN. Married Florence May ROBERTS in 1900. Brother Henry Charles DOSSETT also served in WWI.


Cenotaph Database [16 October 2013]; Christchurch Cemeteries Burial Records [19 October 2013] 

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