STUMBLES, Frederick
(Service number 47370)

Aliases Death registered as Freddie
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 30 November 1874 Place of Birth Port Chalmers, Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Cave
Occupation Chaffcutter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin John STUMBLES (father), Pleasant Point, South Canterbury
Religion Church of England
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 26th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 9 June 1917
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 3 August 1955 Age 80 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Pleasant Point Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 22, Plot 70
New Zealand Memorials Cave War Memorial - Those who offered their lives by serving overseas

Biographical Notes

Frederick Stumbles was the fifth son of John and Harriet (née Coleman) Stumbles. In 1920 at Ashburton, he married Jane Anne McIntyre McCormick who predeceased him and is buried in a McCormick plot at Pleasant Point. His youngest brother albert, was killed in action in 1917 at Ypres, Belgium.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [23 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [23 April 2019]; Oamaru Cemetery burial record (Waitaki District Council) [23 April 2019]

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