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John Candlish Allen

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Candlish AWMM
  • Surname
    Allen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24304 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 June 1874 AWMM SunderlandEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 3 April 1916 AWMM Annandale, Piako, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 46255 AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 25 September 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 3 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 3 April 1916 AWMM
    Age 42 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      170 pounds AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Shepherd Allen and Elizabeth Penelope Allen, of Woodhead Hall, Cheadle, Staffordshire, England.

    Husband of Alice Matilda Manchester, married October 1900. Father of John Manchester (b August 1901); Margery Elizabeth Candlish (b June 1903) and Arthur Candlish (b February 1911)

    Quartermaster with the 2nd Auckland Battalion in France

    Held rank of Major in Auckland Motor Reserve. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 October 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM IX. E. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial plaque, Auckland Garrison Officers Club, St Mary's Church (part of Holy Trinity Cathedral ), corner St Stephens Avenue & Parnell Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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