FRISBY, Royden
(Service number 74384)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank


Date 9 November 1897 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 46 Gammack Street, Temuka
Occupation Plumber
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs S. A. FRISBY (mother), 46 Gammack Street, Temuka
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 38th Reinforcements, A Company
Date 5 June 1918
Transport Remuera
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, 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 8 August 1977 Age 79 years
Place of Death Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Purewa Crematorium, Auckland
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Roydon Frisby was the youngest son of Arthur and Sarah Ann (née Corbett) Frisby. Roydon was educated at Milford School near Temuka. His father died in December 1911 following an accident.Late in 1917 Roydon was selected by lot from the First Division and called up. He married Elizabeth May Hastie in 1926.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 December 2019]; Timaru Herald, 4 December 1917 (Papers Past) [08 August 2015]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 December 2019]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [22 December 2019]; Purewa Crematorium record [22 December 2019]

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