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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: Military personnel file
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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