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Alvar Francis Fenton

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 29 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 29 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alvar Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    • Fenton AWMM
    • Born 28 July 1895 Public - Justine Crosland - Other Relative - 5 February 2015 - New Zealand birth certificate.
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15082 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 20 July 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 21 July 1895 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    21 July 1895 Public - Justine - Other Relative - 30 April 2015 - Birth Certificate. NZBDM
  • Place of birth
    Upper Queen St. Auckland Public - Justine - Other Relative - 30 April 2015 - Birth Certificate NZBDM
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Lever (friend), Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15082 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Featherston Military Camp Public - Justine Crosland - Other Relative - 5 February 2015 - Military Personnel File.
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    20 years. Public - Justine Crosland - Other Relative - 5 February 2015 - Military Personnel File.

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
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 1" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      164 lb AWMM
    • Bomb wounds to the legs. Public - Justine Crosland - Other Relative - 5 February 2015 - Military Personnel File.

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked with E Company, 8th Reinforcements, 1st Bn, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, from Wellington, 26 June 1916.
    Disembarked Devonport, England, 22 August 1916. Marched in to Sling Camp, Wiltshire, and taken on strength Auckland Company, 1st Brigade Training Bn, 23 August 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 26 September 1916; disembarked Etaples and marched in to New Zealand Infantry and General Base Depot, 27 September 1916.
    Joined 1st Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 1 November 1916.
    Wounded in action, 12 February 1917; admitted to No 1 New Zealand Field Ambulance and transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 13 February 1916 (bomb wounds, legs).
    Died from wounds received in action, 14 February 1917.
    Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 February 1917 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    21 years. Public - Justine Crosland - Other Relative - 5 February 2015 - New Zealand death certificate.
  • Place of death
    1st. Australian Casualty Clearing Station. Public - Justine Crosland - Other Relative - 5 February 2015 - Military Personnel File.
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Estaires Communal Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM III. K. 8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 February 2015Justine CroslandTauranga New ZealandOther Relative

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