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Cecil Howarth Malbon Allison

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News, 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News, 1918 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil Howarth Malbon AWMM
  • Surname
    Allison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/489 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 August 1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra KapuniTaranaki Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 13 August 1914 AWMM Manaia, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Gladys Hobday (sister), PO Box 15, Manaia, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1918 Sinai-Palestine AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/489 AWMM
  • Military service
    • QA 2nd Mounted Rifles AWMM
    • Hawera Cadets 2 years AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 13 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Law Clerk/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      139 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      139 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of the late Frank Malbon Allison and Margaret Allison, of Manaia, New Zealand.

    Embarked Egypt for Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.
    Appointed Acting Squadron Quatermaster Sergeant, Mudros, 10 August 1915; Acting Brigade Quartermaster Sergeant, 14 September 1915.
    Promoted 2nd Lieutenant, Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 21 October 1915.
    Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 26 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
    Left for Canal Zone, 23 January 1916.
    Detached to Anzac Headquarters, El Arish, 2 February 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 6 March 1917.
    Promoted Lieutenant, in the field, 21 April 1917.
    Attended 1st Topographical Course A, Imperial School of Instruction, Egypt, and passed, 75%, 2 July 1917.
    Wounded in action, 6 December 1917 (shrapnel wound), and admitted to NZ Mounted Field Ambulance; died of wounds, Anzac Rec. Station, Ramleh, 9 December 1917.

    Parents: the late Frank Malbon Allison and Margaret Allison, Manaia AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    9 December 1917 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    RamlehPalestine AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel AWMM B 37 AWMM
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  • External links
  • References
    • Auckland Weekly News AWMM
      Auckland Weekly News, 1918 AWMM
    • 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
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra 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
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM


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