CODYRE, Allan Erskine
(Service number 6/107A)

First Rank Private Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date 18 Mar1895 Place of Birth Greymouth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/- Captain Tait, Le Cren's Terrace, Timaru
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status single
Next of Kin Martin Codyre, Granity, Westport
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation MainBody
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport HMNZT4, 11 Tahiti, Athenic
Embarked From Lyttelton Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns Gallipoli
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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 7 August 1915 Age 20
Place of Death Gallipoli, Turkey
Cause Kia
Memorial or Cemetery Chunuk Bair, (NZ) Memorial,CHunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipolo, Turkey
Memorial Reference Panel 12
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

son of Martin Lucasand Sarah Ann Codyre (nee McInnes), Granity, Westport. Brother Martin Henry Codyre b1897 d1964


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