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Lake Falconer

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Portrait, Private Lake Falconer of the AIF from the Weekly News. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Phil Beattie & Matt Pomeroy. No Known Copyright.

Portrait, Private Lake Falconer of the AIF from the Weekly News. Kindly provided by Onward Project, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lake AWMM
  • Surname
    Falconer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 623 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    23 July 1891 Public - Peter - Researcher - 21 October 2017 - Family rtecords
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 August 1914 AWMM Newcastle, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Lake Falconer, Wairoa, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 20 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 623 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served in Wairoa HB School Cadets and Huramua Mountain Rifles, New Zealand. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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

Embarkations

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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 11.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      154 lb AWMM
    • 09 Aug 1915 {Age 24} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Sydney on HMAT "Suffolk" for Egypt, 18 October 1914.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1915.
    Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 25-28 April 1915 (shrapnel wound, right thigh).
    Admitted to 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, 30 April 1915; to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 26 May 1915; to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 16 June 1915; embarked Cairo for Gallipoli, 17 July 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 27 July 1915.
    Reported missing in action, Gallipoli, 7-14 August 1915.
    Board of Enquiry, 24 August 1915, pronounced fate as 'Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6-9 August 1915'. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 August 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 24 AWMM
    Lone PineGallipoli Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey (Panel 7) AWMM
    • Panel 32 Australian War Memorial Canberra Public - Peter - Researcher - 21 October 2017 - on-line

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 October 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
21 October 2017PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
18 December 2016JeniferWairarapa New ZealandResearcher

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