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Otto Bernhardt Anderson

Farrier Otto Andersen [sic] - Egypt. Farrier Otto Andersen - Egyptp.30. Mickle, A. M. R. (n.d.) Mickle album. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-561. No known copyright restrictions.. Mickle, A. M. R. (n.d.) Mickle album. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-561. p.30. No known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Otto Bernhardt AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 96 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ParnellAuckland City Auckland Star,25/09/1915
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 24 August 1914 AWMM Police Barracks, Broken Hill, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs. Annie Anderson ( mother), Palmerston Road, Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 24 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 96 AWMM
  • Military service
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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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    1915 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Admitted to hospital for wounds AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mrs Annie Anderson and Mr Hans Martin Anderson of Palmerston Road. (Source: Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online)

    His brother, Arthur Martin Anderson (28642) also saw active service in WW1.

    Otto was educated at Glenfield School and Otto served two years in the Auckland Garrison and was transferred to the A Battery in which he was a driver for three years. He served his time as a blacksmith to Mr. Clark of Birkenhead and from there went to Sydney where he joined the police force.' (Auckland Star, 25 September 1915)

    Otto was living in Australia when war broke out. He enlisted in the 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment, was made a Trooper, and left with the main body for Egypt. (Auckland Star, 25 September 1915)

    He married Miss Woolley in 1926 (Source: Auckland Star, 13 March 1926)


    Otto and his wife resided in Auckland after WW1.( Source: New Zealand Herald, 5 November, 1934) AWMM
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Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Mickle, A. M. R. (n.d.) Mickle album. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-561. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      New Zealanders Serving with the Australian Expeditionary Force p. 1. AWMM
    • Auckland Star AWMM
      Volume LVII, Issue 61, 13 March 1926, Page 1 AWMM
    • Auckland Star AWMM
      Volume XLVI, Issue 229, 25 September 1915, Page 6 AWMM
    • Auckland Star AWMM
      Volume XLVI, Issue 237, 5 October 1915, Page 8 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Volume LXXI, Issue 21949, 5 November 1934, Page 12 AWMM
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