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Alexander Harold Maxwell

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  • Service number
    13604 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Full length portrait of Private A F Maxwell with the 13th Reinforcements. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-M769. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Maxwell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13604 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Railway labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. M. Maxwell (wife), Horopito, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13604 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 27 May 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 54 or HMNZT 55 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Private AWMM
    13th Reinforcements Specialist Signalling Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alexander Maxwell was the son of Alex. Kerr Maxwell and Margaret Maxwell, of Matatoki, Thames Valley, New Zealand; husband of Catherine M. Maxwell, of Queen St., Levin. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    33 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 November 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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