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Herbert James Allison

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert James AWMM
  • Surname
    Allison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25426 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Allison (father), No. 1 Line, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25426 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 Farmer/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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Annie Allison, of Paori, Wanganui.

    "Left New Zealand September 23rd, 1916. He was three weeks in Egland [sic] before he went to France, where he served through the battle of Messines. On October 3rd, 1917, he was killed at Gravenstafel, near Passchendaele Ridge. He, in company with others, was lying out in a shell hole ready for an advance, but as the German barrage was so heavy they were ordered back to their trench. Immediately afterwards a shell exploded, whicih [sic] caught them all." (In Memoriam, 1914-1918 [Wanganui Collegiate School]) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    New Irish Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II.C.2. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 7 AWMM
    • In Memoriam, 1914-1918. (1919).Wanganui, N.Z.: Collegiate School. AWMM
    • Pakeha : the journal of the Seventeenth Reinforcements of the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces - aboard H.M.N.Z. Transport 65 (S.S."Pakeha") AWMM
      See 'The Pakeha', ship's newspaper, October 1916, of the 17th Reinforcements of the NZEF. Copy in the Armoury Vertical File. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM