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Balfour Nixon

Headstone, Purewa Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Purewa Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Balfour AWMM
  • Surname
    Nixon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/119 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
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 82 Chester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G. Nixon (mother), 14 Wanganui Avenue, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/119 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand 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 after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attested 14.08.1914; 2nd lieutenant 24.07.1916

    Parents Gerard and Margaret Nixon address was 14 Wanganui Ave, Auckland at time of Balfour's death. AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • All Saints Church, 284 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby Auckland 1011 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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