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Andrew Moncrief Given

Headstone of Pte Andrew Moncrief GIVEN. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 51, Plot 12. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel, CC-BY-4.0.

Headstone of Pte Andrew Moncrief GIVEN. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew Moncrief AWMM
  • Surname
    Given AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2929 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A Given, 16 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 January 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2929 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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' 9.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      156 lb AWMM
    • 19 July 1916 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 8th Bn, Gallipoli, 7 December 1915.
    Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
    Transferred to 60th Bn, 24 February 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
    Reported Missing in Action, 19 July 1916.
    Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 19 July 1916 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 19 July 1916 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 31 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • No known grave AWMM
    • Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 51, Plot 12 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    V.C. Corner (Panel No 20), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France AWMM

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