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Norman Thomas Allen

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Invercargill Cenotaph - No known copyright restrictions
Invercargill Cenotaph - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Allen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/517 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 February 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra SouthlandNZ Marine Region Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of P. Allen, North Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Peter Allen, Sydney Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/517 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 OtagoNew 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      147 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Allen, of Invercargill, Southland.

    Was wounded in action, recovered and returned to the front. Killed in action at the Apex during the August Offensive. Was reported missing on 8 August 1915.

    Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.
    Wounded (bayonet wound, right buttock), and admitted to HS 'Gascony', 1-3 May 1915, and transferred to Egypt.
    Attached to strength of Advanced Base Depot, Mustapha, 23 May 1915.
    Embarked Alexandria for Dardanelles, 6 June 1915; rejoined unit, 10 June 1915.
    Reported missing, 8 August 1915.
    Board of Enquiry, held at Moascar Camp, Ismailia, 20 January 1916, concluded 'Believed to be killed'. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Invercargill Cenotaph, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 11 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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