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Alfred Charles Bluck

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915. - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915. - No known copyright restrictions

Tuakiri

  • Taitara
  • Ngā ingoa tuatahi
    Alfred Charles AWMM
  • Ingoa whānau
    Bluck AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Ingoa kārangaranga
  • Nama hōia
    WWI 13/281 AWMM
  • Ira tangata
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Pono

Tauoranga kirirarau

Te whānautanga

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  • Whānautanga mai
    20 Hakihea 1878 AWMM MS 2002/83 PukekoheAuckland AWMM MS 2002/83
  • Rā i whānau mai ai
  • Wāhi Whānau
  • Tuhinga mō te whānautanga
  • Wāhi noho i mua i te whakaurunga
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Mahi whai muri i te pakanga
  • Uri kiritahi i te wā o te ekenga waka
    WW1 Mrs C. Bluck (wife), Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Mēnā he hoa rangatira tōna
    Pre 16 Whiringa ā-nuku 1914 AWMM Married AWMM

Ope taua

Ngā pakanga me ngā whawhai

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  • Pakanga
  • Kauhanga riri
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Te Ope o Tū / te peka
    Army AWMM
  • Nama hōia
    WWI 13/281 AWMM
  • Urunga ki te ope taua
  • Whakapikinga / Tukunga / Whakawhitinga

Ngā tohu taumata rau ope taua

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  • Mētara me ngā Tohu

Te Whakangungu me te Urunga atu

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  • Whakangungu ope taua
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Te urunga
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Mahi i mua i te ekenga waka
  • Pakeke i te whakaurunga

Te maha o ngā ekenga waka

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Mauhere o te pakanga

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  • Kia mau ki ngā taipitopito
  • Ngā rā i mauherehia ai
  • Rā i puta ai
  • Te rā i whakahokia atu ngā hōia i mauherehia ai
  • Ngā kōrero mō te puta i te mauhere pakanga
  • Nama motuhake mō te mauhere pakanga

Whakapapa hauora

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  • Tuhinga hauora
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Te tūnga whakamutunga e mōhiotia ana

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Kōrero taurongo

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  • Born on 20 December 1878, at Pukekohe, Auckland, 13/281 Captain Alfred Charles Bluck served with 4 Squadron, Auckland Mounted Rifles, 1NZEF, during World War I. He was killed at Gallipoli on 18 May, 1915. His personnel file has his date of death as 'about' 22 May 1915, aged 38 and also as on 22nd May 1915.
    Commonwealth War Graves has the date as 18 May 1915.

    Son of Alfred and Matilda Bluck.

    Husband of Ethel M. Bluck, of Te Awamutu.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection contains papers relating to Bluck's war service, including a letter written to his wife shortly before his death on 22 May 1915. [Ref. MS 2002/83] AWMM
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Matenga

  • Matenga
    18 Haratua 1915 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Rā i mate ai
  • Pakeke i te matenga
  • Wāhi Mate
  • Te momo matenga
  • Tuhipoka mō te matenga
  • Urupā
    Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM I.C.4. AWMM
  • Ingoa o te urupā
  • Tohutoro kōhatu urupā
  • Pānui Matenga
  • Ingoa maumaharatanga
  • Tohutoro maumaharatanga

Ngā maumaharatanga

Maumaharatanga

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  • Ingoa maumaharatanga
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Rārangi Ingoa Whai Hōnore

Maumahara Alfred Charles Bluck mā te whakatakoto i te papi

Waiho atu he tuhinga

Waiho atu he poroporoaki, he maumaharatanga ki a Alfred Charles Bluck

Waiho atu he tuhinga

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  • In a letter from Captain Alfred's Commanding Officer to his wife, he was reported as killed by sniper fire while on reconnaissance with a Captain from another unit. I recall the report stated he was shot in the head and killed instantly.
    This entry is made while visiting the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
    Public - George - Direct descendant - 25 Haratua 2018
  • Your sister-in-law Eva never forgot you. Your sons were great friends and cousins to my Dad and their children to my brother. Sadly missed by all the family.
    Public - Sue - Other Relative - 21 Paengawhāwhā 2015
  • One hundred years later and your family still remember you and we are trying to ensure you won't be forgotten.
    Public - Grenville - Other Relative - 20 Paengawhāwhā 2015

Ngā mātāwai

Ngā mātāwai

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  • Hononga ki waho
  • Ngā tuhinga
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 62 AWMM
    • AWMM Papers relating to war service of Alfred Charles Bluck and Howard James Hugill, 1907 - 1942. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2002/83. AWMM
    • Auckland Star AWMM
      Marriages. Auckland Star, Volume XXXII, Issue 25, 30 January 1901, Page 8 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Killed in action.Volume LII, Issue 15931, 31 May 1915, Page 1 AWMM
    • Unknown Soldier. War diary of an unknown soldier, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum-Tāmaki Paenga Hira. MS-2014-8. AWMM
      Soldier mentioned in this account AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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25 Haratua 2018GeorgeCanberra AustraliaDirect descendant
05 Haratua 2015ClaireNZOther
21 Paengawhāwhā 2015SueAucklandOther Relative
20 Paengawhāwhā 2015GrenvillePukekoheOther Relative

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