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Alexander McLeod Cassells

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 117 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 117 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander McLeod AWMM
  • Surname
    Cassells AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/737 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
    Unknown AWMM 38 Shetland Street, Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Andrew Cassells, care of Abattoirs, Burnside, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/737 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW1 16 October 1914 AWMM from Port ChalmersDunedin AWMM to SuezEgypt AWMM

      HMNZT 5 or HMNZT 9 AWMM Vessel was Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay AWMM Private AWMM Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM Main Body AWMM
    • Alexander Cassells recorded in his diary that he embarked on the Hawkes Bay.
      "Berth no. 105 S.S.Hawkes Bay.
      Left Tahuna, went on board & left Port Chalmers 5pm 22nd Sept.
      Arrived Wellington 24th Sept 4 pm.
      Left Wellington on 16th Oct 6am.
      The boys had a very strenuous farewell on 14th. Arrived Hobart 1pm 21st. Left again at 3pm on 22nd. Arrived Albany 12 noon on 28th." Public - Sandy - Direct descendant - 1 May 2017 - Alexander Cassells diary

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 117 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

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01 May 2017SandyNew ZealandDirect descendant
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