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Alexander James Allison

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 35 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 35 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander James AWMM
  • Surname
    Allison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 41066 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 August 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OtagoNew Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A. Allison (father), Gowan Bank, Clarksville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 41066 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      125 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 2 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 June 1917; marched in to Sling Camp, 11 June 1917.
    Proceeded from Sling Camp overseas to France, 6 July 1917; marched in to NZ General Base Depot, Etaples, 10 July 1917.
    Joined 3rd Bn, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, and posted to A Company, 11 August 1917.
    Detached to Headquarters, 3rd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, 2 July 1918.
    Admitted to 3rd NZ Field Ambulance, 26 August 1917; transferred to 8th Divisional Rest Station, 27 August 1917; discharged to duty, 8 September 1917; rejoined Bn, 9 September 1917.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 8 August 1918; rejoined 3rd Bn HQ from leave, 29 August 1918; rejoined 3rd Bn, 14 November 1918.
    Awarded Military Medal.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Tilbury on board 'Tofua', 18 April 1919; discharged, 26 June 1919.
    Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

    Parents: Alexander and Ellen ALLISON (both b. Scotland) AWMM
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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



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  • Memorial name

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  • I believe Alex was a runner in the war who gave notice to the troops of the end to the war
    Public - Jennifer Anne - Other relative - 12 November 2015



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      57: 35 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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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 July 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
12 November 2015Jennifer AnneWellington , New zealandOther relative

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