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Alexander Nimmo

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 49), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 49), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Nimmo AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 34906 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 September 1893 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Nimmo (father), Keephall, Mosgiel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 34906 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) AWMM
    Sergeant, 3rd Battalion, Otago Regiment Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Sain Kalea on 6th August, 1918. He was with a small party detailed to cover the retirement of a column, and was left behind to bring the transport out of a village. He and another NCO beat off a determined enemy attempt to capture the mules. Throughout the fight for fifteen miles he worked Lewis gun and rifle continuously. London Gazette 18/02/1919 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in ‘Dunsterforce’; an Allied military force which carried out special operations in the Southern Caucasus and Northern Iran during the First World War. AWMM

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

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