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Alfred John Sherman

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Sherman, Mr. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 91908

Sherman, Mr. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 91908

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred John AWMM
  • Surname
    Sherman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/1980 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 May 1894 AWMM TurakinaRangatikei AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM C/o W. Liversey, Motueka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 William Sherman (father), Riwaka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/1980 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 11.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Possibly born in Otaki rather than Turakina. Public source. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Riwaka Memorial Reserve, corner of State Highway 60 and School Road, Riwaka, Tasman District AWMM

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  • This young man is my Grandfathers Uncle. My Grandfather was named after him. He was so young. It's so sad and hard to imagine the grief felt by the family. We must never ever forget!
    Public - Simone - 15 September 2016
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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 August 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
15 September 2016SimoneWanganui New ZealandOther
11 July 2015robynnelson, new zealandResearcher

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