Francis Cornelius AWMM
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WWI 39932 AWMM
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Mrs Lucy Ann Allerby (wife), Aokautere, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
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Other, WWI AWMM
Nature of Injury: Loss left leg and G.S.W. right arm and C/fract. humerus
Percent of disability: [Not stated]
Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM
Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): 6 Oakley St., Palmerston North AWMM
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Francis Cornelius Allerby
Colyton farmer, married with 2 children, WW1, wounded, amputation above knee left leg at Southampton, London to convalesce close to Acton where his father was born, Palmerston North, Pascal St, Wellington, 88 Hobart St, Arbitration Court, Foxton dies of emphysema in PN Hospital.
Public - Ian - Direct descendant - 22 April 2017
Pop lost a leg from wounds at Pacchendaele. He was an amazing contributer to society.
Advocated for a LIMB services run by the Government to help to soldiers who like him were struggling with rudimentry limbs before- visited Russia, USA etc looking for the best of techniques.
Went to the UN just after it was established with two current serving or past Prime Minsters as a workers representative to advocate minimum wages and basic human workers rights across the world.
Was awarded an OBE for services to the Arbitration Court and Prosthetic services.
Pop died of emphasema in Palmerston North in 1969.
Public - ian - Other relative - 21 April 2016
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
57: 19 AWMM
- New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
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