Topic: Francis John LEVETT

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Age on Enlistment: 24 years 11 months.

Height: 5'7½".

Weight: 140lb.

Chest: 31" – 34¼".

Complexion: Medium.

Eyes: Grey.

Hair: Brown.

Probate: Will Archives NZ Wellington.



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Francis John LEVETT

Date of birth:30 June 1890
Date of death:30 March 1918
Place of birth:Wellington, New Zealand
Awards:1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Occupation:Clerk for Goldingham & Beckett Ltd, Palmerston North
Last known residence:Palmerston North
Cause of death:Killed in action
Place of death:Cairo
Buried where:Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria. D.115
Spouses name:Unmarried
Fathers name:John Thomas Levett
Mothers name:Annie (née Murphy)
Mothers date of death:1906, buried Karori Cemetery, Wellington
Parents date of marriage:1885
Parents place of marriage:NZ
Theatres of war:Egypt 1915, 1916. Egyptian EF 1916, 1917, 1918, Balkan 1915
War memorial:Foxton School
Place enlisted:Palmerston North
Christian names:Francis John
Overseas memorial:Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery
School:1889, 1900 possibly Marist Brothers, Wellington
Service number:7/1182
Religion:Roman Catholic
Date enlisted:18 December 1914/15 February 1915
Final rank:Sergeant
Regiment or service:Canterbury Mounted Rifles NZEF
Embarkation date:13 June 1915
User reference:10.160