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WW1 Pre 5 August 1914 AWMM Moore Street, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
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- WW1 Jeannie Allan (sister), Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
- WW1 Mrs Mary Findlay (wife), Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
- Pre 20 January 1900 AWMM Single AWMM
- Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married AWMM
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Served as Lieutenant with 2nd Contingent NZ Mounted Rifles in South Africa.
Later promoted to Captain and then Major with 6th Contingent.
Commanding Officer of Canterbury Mounted Rifles, 5 August 1914.
Temporary Commander of NZ Mounted Rifle Brigade.
Promoted Colonel and made Commander of 1 & 3 NZ Mounted Rifle Brigades post-WWI.
Honorary ADC (Aide-de-camp) to NZ Governor-General, 1925. AWMM
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- Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Vol1: 229 AWMM
- Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
- Powles, C.G. (Ed). (1928). History of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles 1914-19. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM
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