Topic: Frank Warren York

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From research done in 2008 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Frank Warren York 

Date of Birth: 1871
Serial number: 48133
Occupation before enlistment: Contractor
First known rank: Lance Corporal
Embarkation date: 12 June 1917
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation unit: Reinforcements H Company, 3rd Battalion
Last unit served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Rank last held: Rifleman
Place of death: Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death: 20 November 1917
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood

Biographical notes:

Is listed in the Roll of Honour on page 27 for Greytown School.

Son of George Matthew and Sarah York of Greytown. Was married to Evelyn Elizabeth York.

Obituary:

Under 'Personal items' in the Wairarapa Daily Times, Thursday, December 6 1917 "Rifleman F. W. York, of Greytown, was killed in action on November 20th.

Student researcher: Bridget Connor

 

 

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