PAULING, Frank William
(Service number 45037)

First Rank Second Lieutenant Last Rank Second Lieutenant


Date 22 March 1893 Place of Birth Mathinna, Tasmania, Australia

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Contractor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs G.M. Pauling (wife), 15 River Road, Avonside, Christchurch, New Zealand
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 36th Reinforcements C Company
Date 23 April 1918
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Southampton, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade

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 16 February 1919 Age 25
Place of Death Christchurch, New Zealand
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Bromley Cemetery, corner of Keighleys and Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
Memorial Reference Block 29, Lot. 25
New Zealand Memorials 2015 additions to the Tiimaru Memorial Wall

Biographical Notes

Frank Pauling was the son of William and Jane Pauling (nee Homewood). He was the husband of Mary Gwendoline Pauling of Geraldine, South Canterbury.


Paul McNicholl's list of additional names for the Timaru Memorial Wall (August 2013); Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [28 Dec 2013]; Military Record - Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R20799692; Military Record - Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R7880647; Probate held at Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R22227176

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