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Frank Allsopp

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 12 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 12 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Allsopp AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/264 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    27 July 1882. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 April 2018 - Military File :AWMM
  • Place of birth
    England. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 April 2018 - Military File :AWMM
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Wiri, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 W. Allsopp, Heathyard Farm, Stafford, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/264 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
      London Gazette 28 January 1916, p1210 : In connection with the operations described in General I. Hamilton’s despatch AWMM
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MID) : 11 February 1916 : 'London Gazette' : 28 March 1916 (#51). Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 April 2018 - Military File : AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW1 POW - Afion Kara Hissar, Turkey New Zealand High Commission, (1917).
    Turkey, Asia AWMM
    Engagement at Katia AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • 'Lieut. Edward O. Mousley, Royal Field Artillery, taken prisoner at Kut el Amara and now a prisoner of war in Angora, Turkey in Asia; and 2nd Lieut. Frank Allsopp, 11th Squadron, Auckland Mounted Rifles, reported to have been captured by the Turks in the recent engagement at Katia.(Chronicles of the NZEF, 30 August 1916, page 7)

      For more information on the Auckland Mounted Rifles look at "Official War History of the Auckland Mounted Rifles Regiment, 1914-1919: The Story of Two Campaigns by C.G. Nicol. AWMM
    • Lieutenant Frank Allsopp served - at Egypt - with the Auckland Mounted Rifles (1915-1916).
      On 19 October 1916 (then) Lieutenant Allsopp was reported as a Prisoner of War, of the Turkish, and he was held at Afion Kara Hissar POW Camp, Constantinople, Turkey.
      On 5 November 1918 Captain (promoted to this rank from 3 February 1918) Frank Allsopp was repatriated as a POW, from Turkey, to Egypt.
      Captain Frank Allsopp returned home to New Zealand aboard HMT 'Rimutaka' - embarking from Suez, Egypt on 5 April 1919.
      Captain Frank Allsopp was discharged from the NZEF on 25 June 1919. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 April 2018 - Military File : AWMM.
    • Lieutenant Frank Allsopp was (most likely) captured, by the Turkish Forces, at the Battle of Romani (Palestine) - between 4-5 August 1916. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 April 2018 - Internet source.
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • New Zealand High Commission (Great Britain). (1917). A short sketch of the work of the New Zealand Prisoners of War Department in London and of other undertakings connected with the war. London, England: High Commissioner for New Zealand. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 12 AWMM
    • Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F. AWMM
      (Chronicles of the NZEF, 30 August 1916, page 7) AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of NZ Escapees and Evaders - 1 New Zealand Interrogation Section Book 2, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 (R25405145) AWMM
      New Zealand Prisoners of War Released From Turkey - Repatriated. Arrived Alexandria Egypt 5-11-18 AWMM


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