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Robert Henry Halligan

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  • Service number
    6/3335 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Halligan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6/3335 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    11 September 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Place of birth
    Victoria, Australia Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Reefton, Westland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    T. Halligan (brother), Bonnie Doon, Victoria, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 Nov 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6/3335 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) AWMM
      London Gazette 03/06/1918 AWMM
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 13 November 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 35 or HMNZT 36 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM
    8th Reinforcements 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5'7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      137 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Disembarked Egypt, 20 December 1915; joined Canterbury Infantry Bn, Ismailia, 9 January 1916.
    Embarked Port Said to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 6 April 1916.
    Found guilty, 20 October 1916, of (1) being in Paris Plage and producing a false pass, and (2) being in possession of firearms and ammunition: forfeited 5 days' pay.
    Appointed Temporary Lance Corporal, 27 October 1916.
    Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 20 November 1916 (influenza); transferred to NZ Division Rest Station, 23 November 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 29 November 1916.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 27 December 1916.
    Admitted to No 7 General Hospital, St Omer, 1 March 1917 (mumps); transferred to No 4 Stationary Hospital, 19 March 1916; discharged to duty, 24 March 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 26 March 1917.
    Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 2 May 1917 (myalgia), and transferred same day to 15th Casualty Clearing Station; to 2nd Australian General Hospital, 30 May 1917; discharged to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 5 June 1917; to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 11 June 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 25 June 1917.
    Promoted Corporal, 12 October 1917.
    Awarded Military Medal, 15 October 1917.
    Appointed Lance Sergeant, 13 November 1917; promoted Sergeant, 5 December 1917.
    Detached to School of Instruction, 9 December 1917; rejoined Bn, 16 December 1917.
    Wounded in action, 24 December 1917, and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 25 December 1917; transferred same day to 10th Casualty Clearing Station; to 55th General Hospital, Boulogne, 27 December 1917; to England, 2 January 1918, and admitted same day to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst (contused back, left thigh); to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 28 February 1918; to NZ Convalescent Depot, Codford, 17 April 1918.
    Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, 7 June 1918 (bronchitis); classified 'unfit' by Medical Board, 11 July 1918, and placed on NZ Roll.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Southampton, 31 July 1918; transshipped to HS 'Marama', Marseilles, France; discharged, 10 February 1919 (no longer physically fit for War Service: chronic pulmonary disease).
    Total war service: 3 years 172 days (of which 2 years 215 days were abroad)
    Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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Death

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