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Full Name
Francis Hugh Twomey
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Francis Hugh
Surname
Twomey
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
24942
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
J.M. Twomey (father), Temuka, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
14th Reinforcements New Zealand Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
10 July 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Waihora
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
35
Page on Nominal Roll
2
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Palestine
Date of Death
5 November 1917
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel
Grave Reference
Q. 38.
Biographical Notes
Francis Twomey was the son of Jeremiah M. and Mary T. Twomey, of Temuka, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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