Frank Henry WILLIAMS

Regimental number12/663
Date of birth26 October 1891
Place of birthKohu Kohu, Hokianga
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.10
Height5' 4"
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Williams, Kohukohu
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1914
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 rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialMasniers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No 5), Marcoing, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Watling Williams and Emily Williams, Kohu Kohu, Hokianga
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22019688

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