(Service number 15/206)

First Rank Major Last Rank


Date 18 March 1871 Place of Birth England

Enlistment Information

Date 8 October 1914 Age
Address at Enlistment Waimate
Occupation Merchant, Pyne Gould Guinness
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs M.E. Francis, Waimate
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation General Staff
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Samoan Advance Party
Date 15 August 1914
Transport Moeraki or Monowai
Embarked From Wellington Destination Apia, Western Samoa
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns New Zealand 1914-15 & 1918, Samoan 1915
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 10 October 1939 Age 68
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); Military personnel file via Archives New Zealand (January 2015)

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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