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Full Name: Francis Athol Cimino
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Francis Athol
Surname: Cimino
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/2261
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Leo Cimino (brother), Baker's Buildings, Featherston Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Eastbourne, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation:
  • Samoan Advance Party
  • 4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date:
  • 15 August 1914
  • 17 April 1915
Place of Embarkation:
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Moeraki or Monowai
  • Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
  • Apia, Samoa
  • Suez, Egypt (25 May 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll: 125
Campaigns: Gallipoli
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 8 August 1915
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference: Panel 15
Biographical Notes: Son of Salvatore and Elizabeth J. Cimino, of Eastbourne, Wellington.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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