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Full Name
Frank George Eyres
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Frank George
Surname
Eyres
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
22610
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
John Alfred Eyres (father), Liffey Crescent, island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
10th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date
19 August 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Aparima
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
38
Page on Nominal Roll
30
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
12 October 1917
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference
N.Z. Apse, Panel 7.
Biographical Notes
Frank Eyres was the son of John Alfred and Annie Eyres, of 22 Queen St., Petone, Wellington, New Zealand. Native of Upper Stratton, Swindon, England.
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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