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Arthur Wellesley Allen

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Wedding portrait of Arthur Wellesley Allen (11/1287) and Dorothy Hellen Allen (nee Breakwell) taken at Birmingham, 1918.  Image kindly provided by The Jacomb Family (May 2017). Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Wellesley AWMM
  • Surname
    Allen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/1287 AWMM
    • WWII 242696 AWMM
    • WWII 621579 AWMM
    • WWII 621579 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 February 1894 AWMM JohnsonvilleWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Main Street, Johnsonville, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Buckle Street. Wellington. AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Evelyn Allen (mother), Main Street, Johnsonville, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Dorothy Hellen Allen (Wife). 15 West Road, Wellington, W.2. AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 March 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Aug 1914 AWMM
      Capture of Samoa, WW1 AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/1287 AWMM
    • WWII 242696 AWMM
    • WWII 621579 AWMM
    • WWII 621579 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5'11" AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with the Johnsonville Rifle Volunteers from 1 Mar 1909 - 28 Feb 1911
    The 5th Wellington Regiment from 1 Mar 1911 - 8 Aug 1914
    NZEF 9 Aug 1914 - 28 Apr 1915 (In Samoa) and re-embarked 14 Aug 1915 - 5 Aug 1919
    Also took part in the Second World War as a Sergeant. 1941 - 1944 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 January 1951 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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Sources

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