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Edward William Allnatt

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  • Service number
    207937 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Alanatt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Gunner AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM
  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • Korean War, 1950-1953 AWMM
Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward William AWMM
  • Surname
    Allnatt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Alanatt AWMM
  • Service number
    207937 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    11 February 1927 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Oamaru, North Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Driver AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. McIntosh (sister), Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 10 Dec 1950 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • Korean War, 1950-1953 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    207937 AWMM
  • Military service
    Royal New Zealand Air Force AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    New Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Gunner AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF)

    Served with Kayforce 1950-51

    "Later in the morning, two gunners of 162 Battery were less fortunate when their truck, in which they were ferrying ammunition, was hit by a shell on the road leading to the battery position. One of them, Gunner E.W. Allnatt, later died of his wounds." (McGibbon 1996, vol. 2, p. 230)

    Prime Minister Helen Clark and Defence Minister Mark Burton presented the New Zealand Operational Service Medal (NZOSM) to next of kin of New Zealanders who were killed or died in military operations since 1945 at a ceremony at Parliament 3 September 2003.

    The New Zealand Operational Service Medal was received on his behalf by his brother Mr Wally Allnatt of Mosgiel.

    Incorrectly named on the Korea memorial wall as "Allanatt" AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 November 1951 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Korea AWMM
  • Death notes
    Korea AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    United Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald, 28 November 1951, p. 8. AWMM

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Sources

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    • K-Force nominal roll : embarked for Korea on 'Ormonde' on 10 December 1950 AWMM
    • McGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • McGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMM
      McGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). Volume II: Combat Operations, pp. 230, 371, 398. AWMM
    • Hopkins, G. (2002). Tales from Korea : the Royal New Zealand Navy. Auckland, N.Z.: Reed. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      NZ Herald, 28 November 1951, p. 8. AWMM