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Allan Bertram Anderson

Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyright restrictions

Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyrigh …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan Bertram AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/519 AWMM
    • WWI 2/519A AWMM
    • WWI 2/519A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 September 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OkaihauNorth Auckland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Marangai, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D.M. Anderson, Marangai, Auckland, 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
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/519 AWMM
    • WWI 2/519A AWMM
    • WWI 2/519A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Bushman/Civilian Military personnel file
    Military Personnel file
  • 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
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died from influenza AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      175 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Donald McIntyre Anderson and Fanny Nesbit Anderson of Marangai.

    The Nominal Rolls have recorded Anderson's serial Number as 13/519, while Archives New Zealand, the NZEF Roll of Honour, and Commonwealth War Graves Commission record his number as 2/519A. Possibly named twice on AWMM Hall of Memories (Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Andrews W. - Anderson J.S. (photo J Halpin 2010))

    Enlisted with rank of trooper and posted to 11th (North Auckland) Squadron, Auckland Mounted Rifles Regiment, Kawakawa, 18 August 1914.

    Promoted to rank of corporal, 28 August 1914.

    Proceeded overseas from Wellington on board HMNZT 'Star of India', 16 October 1914.

    Disembarked Alexandria, Egypt, and entrained for Zeitoun Camp near Cairo, 3 December 1914.

    Transferred to New Zealand Field Artillery and assigned new regimental number 2/519a, 3 March 1915.

    Reverts to rank of gunner, 21 November 1915.

    Transferred to 15th (Howitzer) Battery, 1st Brigade, New Zealand Field Artillery, Egypt, 16 March 1916.

    Appointed to position of saddler, Divisional Ammunition Column, France, 1 May 1916.

    Attached to New Zealand Infantry and General Base Depot, Etaples, France, pending return to New Zealand on Duty Furlough, 15 November 1917. Ceased attachment to New Zealand Infantry and General Base Depot and proceeded overseas to England, 22 November 1917. Reported for duty to New Zealand Discharge Depot, Torquay, England, 6 December 1917.

    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth, England, on board HMNZT 'Tainui', 1 February 1918.

    Disembarked in Wellington, New Zealand, 15 March 1918.

    Reported for duty and transferred to BRT[?] Artillery Detail, Featherston Camp, Wairarapa, 4 November 1918.

    Died at Featherston Camp Military Hospital, 26 November 1918 (bronchial pneumonia).

    Parents: Donald McIntyre Anderson and Fanny Nesbit Anderson, Marangai AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    26 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Featherston CampFeatherston AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM Grave 25 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Okaihau First World War memorial gates, Horeke Rd, Northland AWMM
    • Kaikohe War Memorial Hall, Memorial Drive Kaikohe Far North AWMM

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