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Alexander Allen

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Portrait, Obituary The Star, 17 May 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Obituary The Star, 17 May 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Allen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Alick AWMM
    • The Rev. Alexander Allen AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 48144 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 December 1884 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Eva Allen (wife), 68 Edward Avenue, Saint Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 March 1917 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Clergyman/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
    whilst ministering to the wounded in the Regimental Aid Post AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Chaplain Allen was the son of Joseph and Annie Allen, husband of Eva Allen, of Wai-iti Avenue, Timaru.

    Allen was attached to No. 2 NZ General Hospital and later 4th Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade (NZRB).

    Allen was ministering to the wounded in the Regimental Aid Post (RAP) of the 4th Battalion, NZRB, when it was destroyed by German shellfire, killing everyone in it.

    Name spelled as Alick Allan in the Star obituary

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1918 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 2, Somme, France AWMM I.B.32. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: The Star, 17 May 1918 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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