KILWORTH, Frederick Harvey
(Service number 62082)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 11 May 1884 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Silver Street, New Plymouth
Occupation Engine driver
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Ida LARSEN (friend), care of C.P.O., New Plymouth
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 Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements, G Company
Date 16 November 1917
Transport Tahiti
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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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 7 December 1948 Age 64 years
Place of Death Waimate
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Old Cemetery
Memorial Reference Plot 582A
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frederick Harvey Kilworth was born on 11 May 1884 at Waimate, the third son of George and Jessie (née Hart) Kilworth. He was an engine driver in New Plymouth when he enlisted, naming a friend there as next-of-kin. After the war, Frederick married Jane Annie Richardson Martin.

Frederick and his four surviving brothers were pall-bearers at the military funeral of his brother, Robert Clarence Kilworth at Waimate in December 1937. Robert had served overseas in World War I and been seriously wounded. Another brother, Edward William Kilworth, also enlisted. Frederick died on 7 December 1948 at Waimate, age 64years, and was buried in the local cemetery.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [12 August 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [12 August 2020]; Waimate Cemetery headstone image & record (Waimate District Council) [13 August 2020]

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