CLARIDGE, Frederick Gordon Stanley
(Service number 22398)

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Date 4 October 1892 Place of Birth Temuka, South Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o Mr R. Taylor, Ngakaway
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Charles CLARIDGE (father), Temuka, South Canterbury
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 16th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 20 August 1916
Transport Navua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 19 October 1962 Age 70 years
Place of Death Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated; ashes interred Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Memorial Reference Service Persons Ash Burial Area K, Row 1A, Plot 160
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frederick Gordon Stanley Claridge was born on 4 October 1892 at Temuka, the fifth surviving son of Charles and Amelia (née Hanks) Claridge, who emigrated to New Zealand immediately after their marriage in England. Frederick was educated at Temuka School. He married Edith Mary Bartlett in 1934. Frederick died on 19 October 1962 at Auckland, aged 70 years, and was cremated, his ashes being interred in in the services section of Waikumete Cemetery. His brother, Albert Edwin Claridge, also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 June 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [17 June 2020]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [19 June 2020]; Waikumete Cemetery burial record (Auckland Council) [21 June 2020]

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