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Allan Black

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
    Prvate Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Allan AWMM
  • Surname
    Black AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    5190 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 August 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1880 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    son of Walter & Jemima Black of Kaiti, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Kaiti, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer at Te Arai, Manutuke, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Newspaper Reports
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    mother - Mrs J Black, Kaiti, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    • single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 1919 married Emily Johnson Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 August 2015 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Cape Colony Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    5190 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 8th NZ Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1902 SA War Medal with Clasp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 August 2015 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Carpenter in Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    23 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 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
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • This record has been created from details provided from Archives New Zealand's Archway database http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ and indicates a personnel file is available at Archives New Zealand. AWMM
    • Allan Black was called up for the 45th Reinforcements for WWI. Allan was living/farming at Te Arai, Manutuke, Gisborne. He appealed against his call-up due to having no one to depend on to run his farm. He was 37yrs old and unmarried and already had 2 brothers that had gone off to the War. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - August 1917-1918
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    12 April 1951 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Waipa D C Cemetery Record
  • Age at death
    71 Yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Waipa D C Cemetery Record
  • Place of death
    Cambridge, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Waipa D C Cemetery Record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Hautapu Cemetery, Cambridge, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Waipu D C Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block: H, Row: 2, Plot # 21 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Waipu D C Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 July 2015 - Research refer document attached above
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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