Māori › George Ernest Allington Born 24 February 1893 - Died 14 June 1917 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 8/2402 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Sergeant AWMM Otago Infantry Regiment AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGeorge Ernest AWMM SurnameAllington AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 8/2402 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth24 February 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Oamaru, Otago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Pukeuri Junction, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs P. Allington (mother), Pukeuri, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 8/2402 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Otago, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 13 Jun 1915-24 July 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 24 AWMM Vessel was Maunganui AWMM Private AWMM Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM 5th Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Height, WWI AWMM 5' 6" AWMM Weight, WWI AWMM 157 lb AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Sergeant AWMM Otago Infantry Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of George and Phoebe Allington, of Ouse St., Oamaru. Native of Pukeuri.Rank last held was listed as Temporary SergeantAdmitted to NZ Divisional Rest Station, 3 May 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 11 May 1917.Appointed Temporary Sergeant, 12 June 1917.Killed in action, 14 June 1917.Parents: George and Phoebe Allington, Ouse Street, Oamaru. Native of Pukeuri. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death14 June 1917 AWMM Age 24 AWMM Belgium, Europe AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM Roll of Honour Remember George Ernest Allington by laying a poppy. Wilfred James Allingham Clifford John Allington George Ernest Allington George Harry Allington Harold Richardson Allington Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of George Ernest Allington Leave a note Contribute › Processing Memories...Of family speaking of you and your stories.He was my great Uncle.My grandfathers Brother. Public - Patricia Ann - Direct descendant - 26 May 2019 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22270866 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/1737609/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1737609 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM Vol1: 11 AWMM NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 26 May 2019Patricia Ann Dunedin New ZealandDirect descendant The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.