MAGON, Frederick Lawrence
(Service number 6/4089)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||27 August 1893||Place of Birth||Greenpark, Canterbury, NZ|
|Address at Enlistment||Hunter, Makikihi|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||F. M. MAGON (father), Hunter, Makikihi|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||10th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company|
|Date||4 March 1916|
|Embarked From||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Gunshot wound to left foot. Some permanent disability.
|Date||9 March 1972||Age||78 years|
|Place of Death||Christchurch|
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|New Zealand Memorials|
frederick Lawrence Magon was the younger son of Frederick and Lillian (Lily, née Carter). Private F. L. Magon, Makikihi, was one of the recruits for the Tenth Reinforcements who left South Canterbury in mid November 1915 for Trentham Camp.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 August 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [14 August 2019]; Timaru Herald, 13 November 1915 (Papers Past) [12 August 2019]
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