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Alexander Adamson

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Adamson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 73764 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 September 1894 AWMM AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 December 1917 AWMM 50 Grace Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Margaret Adamson (mother), 50 Grace Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 73764 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 7th Mounted Rifles AWMM
    • ASC, Invercargill AWMM
  • 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 Dec 1917 AWMM Farmer / Cheesemaker/Civilian 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.75 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      147 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Margaret Adamson.

    Balloted.

    Attested December 1917.

    Suffered from bad, stiff ankles and noted on his attestation that he had been rejected as unfit previously.

    Served 1 week.

    Listed as Reserves on NZSG WW1 index (2002) AWMM

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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