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Alexander Gordon Champion

Full caption reads: 'New Zealand Lads in Blue: Group of boys from the land of the Kiwi and Moa serving on board HMS [sic] Australia'.

Photograph of New Zealanders serving on HMAS Australia in 1915

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Champion AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1004 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 June 1895 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mary Champion (mother), 20 James Road, Malvern, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1004 AWMM
  • Military service
    • HMAS Australia AWMM
    • Royal Australian Navy Public - Keith - Researcher - 20 November 2019 - Source
      Alexander Gordon Champion, Discovering Anzacs
      RAN Service cards – Petty officers & men
      Series A6770, Barcode:4407568 CHAMPION ALEXANDER GORDON : Service Number - 1004 :
      Date of birth - 24 Jun 1895 : Place of birth - DUNEDIN NEW ZEALAND :
      Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin – [Mother: Mary Champion]
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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