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Alexander Mee

Portrait of Alexander Mee was provided by Mrs Agnes Rennie, Blenheim to Archives New Zealand, Dunedin, who digitised and enhanced the image. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Mee AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 42532 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 April 1886 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    15 April, 1886 Public - Bryan - Other relative - 1 January 2018 -
  • Place of birth
    Kuri Bush, East Taeiri, Otago, New Zealand Public - Bryan - Other relative - 1 January 2018 -
  • Birth notes
    5th of 7 siblings Public - Bryan - Other relative - 1 January 2018 -
  • Address before enlistment
    Erin Hills Farm, Kuri Bush Public - Bryan - Other relative - 1 January 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Margaret Mee (mother), Kuri Bush, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Jessie Mee (nee Coutts), Brighton, Otago Public - Bryan - Other relative - 1 January 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Relationship status
    Married Public - Bryan - Other relative - 1 January 2018 -


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 42532 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alexander Mee was the son of the late Samuel and Margaret Mee, of Kuri Bush, Otago, New Zealand; husband of Jessie Mee, of Brighton, Otago.

    The original documents of Alexander Mee, including his war diary and letters written to his wife Jessie were on display at the Archives New Zealand Dunedin from September 22 to 24 December 2014. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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  • Alec Mee's war-time Diary, and letters written to his wife from Europe, are being published during 1917 at Details of his war-time service and place in his family history are published online at
    Public - Bryan - Other relative - 16 April 2017



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01 January 2018BryanLower Hutt, New ZealandOther relative
30 April 2015VivienneDunedin, New ZealandResearcher
09 February 2015VivienneNew Zealaknd Self
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