Alexander Smith Falconer Born 4 November 1892 - Died 27 October 1966 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number8/39 AWMM10491 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankInter War AWMMCaptain AWMMRegular Military Service AWMMWW2 AWMMBrigadier AWMM5 New Zealand Division AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMMWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 221 - No known copyright restricti … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesAlexander Smith AWMM SurnameFalconer AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number8/39 AWMM10491 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth4 November 1892 AWMM Place of birthMosgiel, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesMosgiel, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMWW2 AWMMTobacconist and secretary AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentPre Aug 1914 AWMMMosgiel, New Zealand AWMMUnknown AWMM293 Malvern Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs A.R. Falconer (mother), Gordon Road, Mosgiel, New Zealand AWMMMrs J.W. Falconer (wife), 293 Malvern Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 16 October 1914 AWMMSingle AWMMPre 1941 AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMMWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1915-1916 AWMMGallipoli AWMMGallipoli, Turkey AWMMGreece AWMM1941 AWMMCrete AWMMNorth Africa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number8/39 AWMM10491 AWMM Military unitsOtago Regiment AWMM23 Infantry Battalion AWMM7 Infantry Brigade AWMMMaadi Camp AWMM Military serviceOtago Regiment AWMM23 Infantry Battalion AWMM7 Infantry Brigade AWMMMaadi Camp AWMM Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsCommander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) AWMMDSO: London Gazette, 1 January 1919. Citation: "For distinguished service in connection with military operations in France and Flanders." AWMMCompanion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) AWMMMilitary Cross (MC) AWMM1914-1915 Star AWMMBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMMVictory Medal AWMM1939-1945 Star AWMMAfrica Star AWMMItaly Star AWMMDefence Medal AWMMWar Medal 1939-1945 with oak leaf AWMMNew Zealand War Service Medal AWMMEfficiency Decoration (ED) AWMMNew Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal AWMMNew Zealand Territorial Service Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMAug 1914 AWMMOtago, New Zealand AWMMWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMDunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM21 AWMMWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM16 October 1914 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM16 October 1914 AWMMHMNZT 5 , HMNZT 9 AWMMSuez, Egypt, Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMMDeparted - 16 October 1914, Arrival - 3 December 1914 AWMMWW2 AWMM1941 AWMMWW2 AWMM1943 AWMMApr 1942 AWMMUnknown Transport AWMMNewfoundland, Canada, Prestwick, Ayrshire, Strathclyde, Scotland AWMMApril 1942 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM16 October 1914 AWMMMain Body AWMMOtago Infantry Battalion AWMMHawkes Bay or Ruapehu AWMMSergeant AWMMWW2 AWMM1941 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM23 Infantry Battalion AWMMUnknown Ship AWMMLieutenant Colonel AWMMWW2 AWMM1943 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMNew Zealand Infantry Brigade AWMMUnknown Ship AWMMBrigadier AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankInter War AWMM8 June 1919 AWMMCaptain AWMMRegular Military Service AWMMWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMBrigadier AWMM5 New Zealand Division AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with the Otago Infantry Battalion during World War 1.Served as a Major with the Otago Regiment, 1926-36.Joined 2 NZ Expeditionary Force (2 NZEF) as Lieutenant Colonel, 1939 and embarked with the 23 Battalion.Commanding Officer (CO) of 23 Battalion, Greece & Crete, 1940-41.Brigadier and Commander of 7 NZ Infantry Brigade, UK, 1941.Commandant of Maadi Camp, Egypt, 1941-42.Commander of 5 New Zealand Division, NZ, 1943.Overseas Commissioner of NZ Patriotic Fund Board, 1944-45. AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death73 AWMM Date of death27 October 1966 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathDunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Death notesDunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameAndersons Bay Cemetery, Tomahawk Road, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Grave referenceBlock 45S. Plot 281 AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Alexander Smith Falconer by laying a poppy. Geoffrey Lawrence Falck John Suter Falconar Alexander Smith Falconer Allen Falconer Ambrose Alphonsus Falconer Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Alexander Smith Falconer Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCemetery Records. Dunedin City Council.http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries_searchSources UsedNew Zealand Electronic Text Collection topic pagehttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/name-009334.htmlNZETCNational Archives of New Zealand, National Collection of War Art. Portrait.http://warart.archives.govt.nz/node/70Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 221 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 60 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 12: WW2 59 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.