BOOKER, Allan Rowland
(Service number 6/1141)

Aliases Allan Rolland Booker on Personnel File
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 31 September 1893 Place of Birth Orari

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Ashley
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin James BOOKER (father), Ashley Bank, North Canterbury
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Battalion

Military Awards

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

Gunshot wound to right leg

Post-war Occupations



Date 17 May 1971 Age 77 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Allan Rowland Booker who was born on 31 September 1893 at Orari, was the third son of James Booker and Charlotte Susan née Wyatt who had married in 1881 at Temuka. He married Florence Madge Bailey in 1917. Allan died on 17 May 1971 at Christchurch. His oldest brother, William George Booker, also served in World War I, and another brother, Francis James Booker enlisted.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 June 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 June 2020]

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