Harold Gordon AWMM
Also known as
WWI 12/686 AWMM
29 July 1893 AWMM
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WW1 Pre 12 August 1914 AWMM 10 Warrington Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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WW1 George Allen (father), 10 Warrington Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
2 years at Royal Military College, Duntroon, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
Branch Trade Proficiency
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Harold Allen was the son of George Allen and Lucy Allen, of 10 Warrington Rd., Remuera, Auckland.
He attended King's College 1906-1907 and is commemorated in their Roll of Honour. He then went on to be a farm cadet and soldier. He had been two years at Duntroon and had passed the exam for Lieutenant before the outbreak of war.
Commissioned 5 August 1914.
2nd Lieutenant Allen was killed during the Battle of the Landing at Gallipoli. His body was later found, identified and buried, possibly in 1918.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Scars on the Heart WWI "The En Zeds " display case. Display item is a named photograph "From Auckland to the pyramids some of King's College old boys with the NZEF in Egypt", it was published in the Auckland Weekly News, 1 April 1915. AWMM
- Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
- Pitt Street Methodist Church Roll of Honour, 78 Pitt Street, Auckland 1010 AWMM
- Pitt Street Methodist Church Roll of Honour, 78 Pitt Street, Auckland 1054 AWMM
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- World War I Roll of Honour for the Ōrākei Local Board area. The Ōrākei Local Board commissioned a World War I roll of honour for its area to commemorate the war’s centenary. The board welcomes additional information from the public on this project. AWMM
- King's College, Auckland. (1918). King's College, Auckland : the Great War, 1914-18. Auckland, N.Z.: The College. AWMM
- Studholme, J. (1928). New Zealand Expeditionary Force record of personal services during the war of officers, nurses, and first-class warrant officers, and other facts relating to the N.Z.E.F. : unofficial but based on official records. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 10 AWMM
- Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z.: David Bateman. 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
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