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Oswald Allen

South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay who served in the Sth African War 1899-1902". Image kindly provided by Paul Baker (December 2008). Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Oswald AWMM
  • Surname
    Allen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    543 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1879 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Cheshire, England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of John & Amy Sandeman Allen, Rock Ferry, Cheshire, England, now of Christchurch Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Motu, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Transferred to Assist Commission of Police in Pretoria, S A Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Father - John Sandeman Allen of Rock Ferry, Cheshire, England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Diamond Hill, Johannesburgh, Orange Free state, Cape Colony Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Volunteer Forces Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    543 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 2nd & 3rd NZ Contingents & Hotchkiss Detachment Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 1900-1901 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Liverpool Artillery Volunteers Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Enlistment
    • South Africa Farmer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      GisborneNew Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • 24 Jan 1900 on the troop ship "Waiwera" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Sheep farmer of Motu, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    27 yrs 2 months Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lt - Western Division, S.A.C. Krudersdorp, South Africa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 July 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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Sources

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Contributors

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09 July 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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