FREDERICK MUHLEISEN

Private Fred. J. Muhleisen embarked with the Main Body, NZEF serving in the Wellington Regiment.  He landed at ANZAC and served briefly at Gallipoli where he was killed in action on 29th April 1915 at the time of the landings.  He is commemorated on Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

[AWN 05.08.1915] P.53
MUHLEISEN, Private F, Wellington Infantry Battalion, who was killed in action on April 29, was the only son of Mr G J Muhleisen of Greenmeadows, Hawkes Bay, and a nephew of Mrs A E Taylor of Karaka St, Newton. He was 25 yrs of age and was educated at the Marist Brothers’ School, Napier. He was engaged in farming before enlisting. Pte Muhleisen was a first class shot and was sniping the Turks when he met his death.