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Alexander Ahradsen

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Ahradsen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2778 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    WellingtonNew Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 26 July 1915 AWMM Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E S Ahradsen, Roslyn, Dixon Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 July 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2778 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served for 6 years in the New Zealand Volunteers; Company disbanded. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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' 2.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      156 lb AWMM
    • 11 Apr 1917 {Age 33} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joined 13th Bn at Ismailia, 8 January 1916.
    Transferred to Machine Gun Section, 2 April 1916.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 25 May 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 June 1916.
    Appointed Temporary Corporal, 19 August 1916; Corporal, 16 November 1916; Lance Sergeant, 21 January 1917; Temporary Sergeant, 5 February 1917; Sergeant 9 March 1917.
    Killed in action, France, 11 April 1917. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 April 1917 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 33 AWMM
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    VILLERS AWMM

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