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Charles Thomas Allan

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Alker E. - Aitken J. (photo J Halpin 2010) (CC-BY John Halpin)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Alker E. - Aitken J. (photo J Halpi …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Allan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 9/2357 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of James Smith Allan and Grace Margaret Allan, of 27, Russell St., Gisborne. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 26 April 2023 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/charles-thomas-allan
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J.S. Allan (father), 27 Russell Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 26 April 2023 - https://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/charles-thomas-allan

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/2357 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Shepherd/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James Smith Allan and Grace Margaret Allan, of 27, Russell St., Gisborne. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Last night Mr and Mrs James .S. Allan were advised' by the Defenoe Department that. their son Trooper Charles Thomas Allan, previously reported missing on September 27, was now reported killed in action on that date. Trooper, Allan was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Allan, and was a well-known Gisborne young man. He was 19 years of age. After leaving the Gisborne High School. Trooper Allan was employed in the Insurance department of Messrs Williams and Kettle, Ltd. He had a serious illness from which he made a remarkable recovery, and subsequently he went to Glenroy station, where he was engaged sheepfarming for about 15 months, when he enlisted and left Gisborne with the 10th Reinforcements. The parents received a field card dated three days before he was killed, stating Trooper Allan was then quite well. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 8 May 2023 - ROLL OF HONOR.
    POVERTY BAY HERALD, VOLUME XLIII, ISSUE 14171, 13 DECEMBER 1916, PAGE 3
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Gisborne Boys' High School, 80 Stanley Road, Te Hapara, Gisborne AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      28: 3 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 May 2023Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
12 April 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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