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ALLEN, Robert George
(Service number 15831)

Aliases Bert
First Rank Bugler Corporal Last Rank

Birth

Date 16 May 1896 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Mill hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs I.H. Allen (mother), Sutter Street, Timaru, New Zealand
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 15th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport HMNZT 59 Waitemata or HMNZT 60 Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Dyer

Death

Date 4 May 1974 Age 75 years
Place of Death Timaru
Cause
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 150, Plot 1448
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert George Allen was the youngest son of Jemima Ann Allen née Fisher. Jemima had married firstly Henry McDonald in 1882 at Timaru. After Henry's death, she married William James Allen, a widower. William died on 31 December 1892 at Timaru. Robert was educated at Timaru South School. In 1920 at Timaru he married Charlotte Stubbs. After her death he married Dorothy Maureen Clemens, who is buried with him at Timaru. His brother Roland also served with the New Zealand Forces, and another brother, Jacob, was called up.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 August 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of internal Affairs) [14 August 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District council) [14 August 2019]

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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG

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