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Full Name
Frank Charles Washington Connett
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Frank Charles Washington
Surname
Connett
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
14395
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
  • Private
  • Private
Occupation before Enlistment
  • Railway fireman
  • Fireman
Next of Kin
  • Mrs Mary Ann Connett (mother), 130 Harrison Street, Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Mrs M.A. Connett (mother), 130 Harrison Street, Wanganui, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
  • New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
  • 14th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company
  • Samoan Reinforcements
Embarkation Date
  • 26 June 1916
  • 21 September 1918
Place of Embarkation
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Auckland, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
  • Maunganui or Tahiti
  • Talune
Destination
  • Devonport, England
  • Apia, Samoa
Nominal Roll Footnotes
Ex 14th Reinforcements.
Nominal Roll Number
  • 34
  • 90
Page on Nominal Roll
  • 3
  • 24
Last Unit Served
Samoan Relief Force
Place of Death
Samoa
Date of Death
25 November 1918
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Magiagi Cemetery, Apia, Samoa
Grave Reference
Soldiers' Plot. Grave 4.
Biographical Notes
Son of Wilmington Joseph and Mary Ann Connett, of 130, Harrison St., Wanganui.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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