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Full Name: Frances Price
Rank Last Held: Matron
Forename(s): Frances
Surname: Price
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 22/8
Gender: Female
First Known Rank: Sister
Occupation before Enlistment: Nurse
Next of Kin: F.R. Price,Beaumont, Mount Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Children's Hospital, Wellington, New Zealand
Enlistment Date: 23 March 1915
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: New Zealand Army Nursing Service Corps
Embarkation Date: 8 April 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: Rotorua 8 April 1915
Vessel: Rotorua
Destination: London, England
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 592
Other Units: No 1 Stationary Hospital, France
  • Egypt 1915, 1916
  • Egyptian Expeditionary Force 1916
  • Western European 1916, 1917, 1918
Military Awards:
  • Royal Red Cross (RRC)
  • 1914-1915 Star
  • British War Medal (1914-1920)
  • Victory Medal
  • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD)
Award Circumstances: MiD. 1916
Discharge Date: 1 August 1918
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Army Nursing Service
Reason for Discharge: Placed on Convalescing Roll on account of ill health contracted on active service
Biographical Notes: Total service 3 years 132 days.
Archives NZ source:
Further References: The Star of Mons. Kai Tiaki : the journal of the nurses of New Zealand, Volume XI, Issue 2, April 1918, Page 70 includes portrait
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Military Service Record
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