PALMER, Frederick
(Service number 32379)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Private


Date 21 October 1874 Place of Birth Devonshire, England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment St Andrews
Occupation Wool classer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J. G. PALMER (brother), Saint Andrews
Religion Congregational
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 15 November 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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 3 March 1952 Age 79 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 1A, Plot 383
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frederick Palmer came from England to New Zealand about 1913-1914. He returned from the war in March 1919 per the "Athenic".


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 March 2019]; Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch burial record (Christchurch city Council) [17 March 2019]

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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG

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