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Albert Victor Tyer

3/4 portrait of Lance Corporal (Corporal in the nominal roll) Albert Victor Tyer, Reg No 12/3174, of the 3rd (Auckland) Regiment, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 7th Reinforcements. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1915). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-T2174. No known copyright.
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Victor AWMM
  • Surname
    Tyer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bunny AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3175 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1 March 1889 Military Personnel file Military Personnel file
    • 1 March 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra InglewoodPerth Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.V. Tyer (wife), Graham Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3175 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Boat builder/Civilian AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alfred William (aka William) and Jessie Eliza Tyer.

    Embarked Wellington, April 1916.9 October 1915; disembarked Suez, 18 November 1915; joined unit as Private, Ismailia, 8 January 1916.
    Embarked Port Said to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 6 April 1917.

    Proceeded on leave, 16 October 1917; rejoined Bn from leave, 30 October 1917.
    Attached to Headquarters, 1st NZ Infantry Brigade, 1 November 1917.
    On leave to Paris, 26 August 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 7 September 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 1 November 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from London on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 25 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 11 April 1919.
    War service: 3 years 301 days (of which 3 years 101 days were abroad) AWMM
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About death

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  • Date of death
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  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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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: 740 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra 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
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