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Allan Morpeth

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Portrait of Second Lieutenant Allan Morpeth, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 6 /  F620 8. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Second Lieutenant Allan Morpeth, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 6 / F620 8. Image is …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan AWMM
  • Surname
    Morpeth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 18899 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 June 1885 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Waihi AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 H.D. Morpeth (father), Waihi AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 January 1917 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 8 January 1916 AWMM Surveyor AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry Douglas Morpeth and Kate Morpeth, of Waihi

    Six brothers served in World War 1: Allan (18899) killed in 1917; George Douglas (44944); Gerald (12/416); Moore (12/1039) killed in 1915; Robert Nicoll (12/295) and Sloan (48797).

    Attended Auckland Grammar School. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Oxford Road Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM I. E. 3 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1917. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Waihi RSA, 71 Seddon Avenue, Waihi 3610 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      49: 6 AWMM
    • Morpeth, T. (2008). The "Waiheathens" at Gallipoli. Waihi, N.Z.: A.P. Morpeth. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2010-22. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      1917, Third term. pp.16-17. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • Hickford, Paul, They Marched to War, 2019, pp. 18, 271 & 272. Public - Paul - Researcher - 28 April 2021 - Tribute to Bank of New Zealand staff and their family members who served in WWI.

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28 April 2021PaulWest Auckland, New ZealandResearcher

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