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Allan Gillingham

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan AWMM
  • Surname
    Gillingham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Richard Allan Gillingham AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/390 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 September 1891 AWMM GreymouthGrey District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Clyde Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 James Gillingham (brother), Bright Street, Cobden, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/390 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 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Brother of Mr. James Gillingham, of Bright St., Cobden, Greymouth.

      He was killed in the storming of the beach at Gallipoli, 3.30 pm.

      Worked for Herbert Haines (menswear), Invercargill, before enlistment. Army records him as an athlete. Public source. AWMM
    • According to attestation at enlistment, date of birth is 9 September 1891. Public - Karl Nicholas - Researcher - 15 April 2015 - Military Personnel File
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About death

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  • Death
    25 April 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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



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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Cobden War Memorial AWMM
    • Gillingham Plot, Greymouth Cemetery AWMM

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  • Remembered by the Australian Elliott Descendants - LEST WE FORGET.
    Public - Bronwyn Joy - Other relative - 23 July 2016
  • I have photos of his memorial at Karoro cemetery Greymouth, also photos at Lone Pine mem. to the missing on Gallipoli peninsula . He was killed in action '(Shrap. Wd. Head)' according to Army records.
    Public - Richard John - Other relative - 9 March 2016



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 264 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. 3: Includes portrait 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 September 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
10 July 2017Richard JohnHowickOther relative
23 July 2016Bronwyn JoyMoe, Victoria, AustraliaOther relative
07 March 2016Richard John PooleNew ZealandDirect descendant
19 April 2015lynne m wright kokshoorngreymouthOther Relative

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