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Alan Eldred Payling

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Headstone of Gunner Alan Eldred Payling (2/2234). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAZ1045). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Gunner Alan Eldred Payling (2/2234). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgi …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Eldred AWMM
  • Surname
    Payling AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2234 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • SydneyNew South Wales New Zealand War Graves Project
    • 1 January 1894 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Bishop Street, Saint Albans, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Payling (mother), Bishop Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2234 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 23 August 1915 New Zealand War Graves Project TrenthamUpper Hutt New Zealand War Graves Project
  • 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
    11 October 1917 AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Wounded in action (shell wound left leg) on 11 October 1917 and admitted to 28 Field Ambulance the same day. Transferred to 18 Corps Main Dressing Station where he died of wounds on 11 October 1917. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alan Payling was the husband of Mrs. M. Payling, of 55 Mote Rd., Maidstone, Kent, England.

    Previously employed as Bank Clerk by Bank of New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 October 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM M. 20. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 570 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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