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Alfred John Douglas Howie

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  • Service number
    12/363 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred John Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Howie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/363 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    4 January 1894 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Waverley, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Waverley, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 11 Aug 1914 Motumaoha, Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Howie, Motumaoha, Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/363 AWMM
  • Military service
    6th Hauraki Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 11 August 1914 AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 8 or HMNZT 12 AWMM
    Vessel was Star of India or Waimana AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
    Main Body 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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      142 pounds AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Emily Martha Gill Howie, of Moorhouse, Morrinsville, Piako.

    Attested at rank Private 11 August 1914; promoted to Sergeant 17 August 1914

    Declared missing from April 25th 1915 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    21 AWMM
  • Date of death
    25 April 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Morrinsville World War One Memorial, Howie Park, Morrinsville Public - Kathryn - Researcher - 9 February 2015 - Morrinsville Star, 2 May 1922, p.2.
  • Memorial reference
    • 72 AWMM
  • Obituary

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09 February 2015KathrynHamilton, New ZealandResearcher