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Full Name: Allan Strawbridge
Rank Last Held: Gunner
Forename(s): Allan
Surname: Strawbridge
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 2/567
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Sergeant Major
Next of Kin: Mrs Strawbridge (mother), Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Cambridge, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Field Artillery
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Limerick or Arawa
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 700
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Field Artillery
Place of Death: Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death: 27 December 1915
Age at Death: 24
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: C. IV. 4.
Biographical Notes: Allan Strawbridge was the son of Elizabeth Strawbridge, of Horsham Downs, Hamilton, New Zealand, and the late Joseph Strawbridge.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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