GRILLS, Frank Alfred
(Service number 3/1512)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 13 Sept 1888 Place of Birth Westbury, Tasmania

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/- TJ Johnston, Albury
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A Grills, (mother) Westbury, Tasmania, Australia
Religion Agnostic/COE
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements, NZ Medical Corps, Field Ambulance
Date 8 January 1916
Transport HMNZT 37, Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Medical Corps

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 25 August 1918 Age 30
Place of Death Bapaume,France
Cause KIA
Memorial or Cemetery Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorial Reference IV.V.9
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru ; Albury War Memorial (as F Grills); Fairlie War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of William and Anne Grills, Westbury, Tasmania


External Links

Related Documents

No documents available. 

Researched and Written by

Liz Shea (SC branch NZSG)

Currently Assigned to

Not assigned.

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 Logo. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License unless otherwise stated.

Tell us more

Do you have information that could be added to this story? Or related images that you are happy to share? Submit them here!

Your Details
Veteran Details
- you may attach an image or document up to 10MB