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John Alexander

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 59), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 59), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Alexander AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 44434 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 October 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ScotlandUnited Kingdom Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss E. Alexander (sister), 94 High Street, Dysart, Fifeshire, Scotland 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 44434 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Traveller/Civilian AWMM
  • 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' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      115 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 5 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 11 June 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 6 July 1917; joined 2nd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, in the field, and posted to A Company, 15 August 1917.
    Wounded in action, 12-13 October 1917 (gun shot wound, left leg), and admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred to 23rd General Hospital, Boulogne, 14 October 1917; to England, 21 October 1917, and admitted to 2nd London General Hospital, Chelsea; transferred to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 9 January 1918; to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 1 February 1918.
    Classified 'unfit' by Medical Board, 16 February 1918, and placed on NZ Roll.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Glasgow on board HMNZT 'Athenic', 1 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 8 July 1918.

    Ex 24th Reinforcements
    Embarked Wellington, 14 May 1919; disembarked London, England, 21 July 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Adolf Woermann', 14 August 1919; disembarked Wellington, 1 October 1919; discharged (no longer physically fit for war service), 6 January 1920.

    See other entry for first period of service. Parents: John (b. Leith, Scotland) and Margaret (b. Dysert, Scotland) ALEXANDER

    Parents: John (b. Leith, Scotland) and Margaret (b. Dysert, Scotland) ALEXANDER. See other entry for second period of service. 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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