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Alexander Black

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Black AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/326 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o G.W. Woods, Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Alexander Black (father), Longbush, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/326 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand 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 Alexander and Margaret E. Black, of 45 St. Andrew St., Invercargill AWMM
    • Dardanelles Hero
      Alexander Black was born in a small Southland farming community called Waimatuku between Invercargill and Riverton, New Zealand. He was a motor mechanic before he joined up. Alexander Black had gray brown eyes and light brown hair. He was killed in action at Dardanelles.
      We will remember them. LEST WE FORGET Public - Bronwyn Marie - Researcher - 26 April 2018 - https://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/browse/person/1003874
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 April 1915 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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  • “They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.”
    Public - Bronwyn Marie - Researcher - 26 April 2018

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26 April 2018Bronwyn MarieSelwyn DistrictResearcher
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