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Eric Charles Allison

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Invercargill Cenotaph - No known copyright restrictions

Invercargill Cenotaph - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Allison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 27431 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 May 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra InvercargillSouthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Allison (mother), 73 Mary Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 27431 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 Warehouseman/Civilian 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' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      141 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of H. and W. Allison, of 73, Mary St., Invercargill.

    Embarked Wellington, 23 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 18 November 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 9 December 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, in the field, 7 January 1917, and posted to 8th Company.
    Reported missing, in the field, 12 October 1917; Court of Enquiry, held 19 November 1917, concluded 'Missing, believed killed in the field, 12 October 1917'.

    Parents: H. and W. Allison, 73 Mary Street, Invercargill AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium 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
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Invercargill Cenotaph, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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