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Alfred James Torrens

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred James AWMM
  • Surname
    Torrens AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/2292 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 July 1888 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Torrens (father), Kingsland Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/2292 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Carpenter/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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alfred Torrens was the son of John and Agnes Torrens, of Nelson, New Zealand. Native of Dunedin. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'Abbe, Somme, France AWMM II. H. 40. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Nelson Cenotaph, Anzac Park, Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 30 October 2018 - on site
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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  • you did us proud
    Public - leigh Renee - Direct descendant - 18 April 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      27: 4 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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26 January 2019AllanRotoruaResearcher
18 April 2016leigh Renee Nelson, New ZealandDirect descendant
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