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Victor Onslow Alan Klink

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 2 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 2 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Onslow Alan AWMM
  • Surname
    Klink AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Allan AWMM
    • Allen AWMM
    • Victor AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12612 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 September 1894 AWMM FeildingManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F. Klink (mother), Pohangina, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 November 1915 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Martha and Frederick Klink

      Husband of Frances Annie nee Harre married 1919.

      Victor applied for enlistment and was rejected because of varicise veins; he then reapplied after an operation on both legs.

      Served overseas for 2 years 349 days

      Boarded for return to New Zealand shortly after being admitted to hospital for three days illness with malaria and debility.

      Two sons, brothers served in WW1: Victor Onslow Alan Klink (12612) and Charles Ambrose Klink (25890) kia.

      Whilst his address before enlistment is stated as Pohangina he was employed on a farm in Hawera, Taranaki. Name spelled variously as Alan, Allan and Allen by BDM AWMM
    • Victor died in Tauranga in 1973 and was cremated, his ashes were then interned with his wife at the Whakatane cementary. Public - Paul - Direct descendant - 25 April 2023 - I am his Grandson
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 August 1973 AWMM
    Age 78 AWMM
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • HMNZT 52.The bugle call of the 12th NZ Reinforcements : being the souvenir number of The Mokoia chronicle.(1916). On board ship: Published on board H.M.N.Z. Transport no. 52 "S.S. Mokoia". AWMM
    • HMNZT 52.The bugle call of the 12th NZ Reinforcements : being the souvenir number of The Mokoia chronicle.(1916). On board ship: Published on board H.M.N.Z. Transport no. 52 "S.S. Mokoia". AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      31: 2 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
    • The kai-courier. Magazine of returning forces on board H.M.T. No. 230, 'Kaikoura'. Departing Suez on 6 March 1919. AWMM

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25 April 2023PaulWhanganuiDirect descendant

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