Frank Justin ADEANE

Regimental number12/963
Date of birth25 May 1887
Place of birthGisborne
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address7 Codrington Street, Arch Hill, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 8.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMrs E J Adeane, 32 Williamson Avenue, Grey Lynn, Auckland
Previous military serviceServed in Napier City Cadets, Napier Guards; on the National Reserve at time of NZEF enlistment.
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rank2nd Lieutenant
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 26 April 1917
Discharge date17 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

War service: 4 years 152 days (of which 2 years 264 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death15 October 1954 Auckland
Age at death67
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 1880, File 24095690

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