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Full Name: Henry Jocelyn Allardice
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Henry Jocelyn
Surname: Allardice
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 30500
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Clerk
Next of Kin: Mrs J. Allardice (mother), Burns Street, Dannevirke, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 20th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date: 7 December 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 71
Vessel: Port Lyttelton
Destination: Devonport, England (29 January 1917)
Nominal Roll Number: 47
Page on Nominal Roll: 5
Last Unit Served: Wellington Infantry Regiment
Place of Death: Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death: 4 October 1917
Age at Death: 20
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference: NZ Apse, Panel 6
Biographical Notes:
  • Son of James and Agnes Allardice, of Dannevirke, New Zealand.
  • Three of Private Allardice's brothers also served in World War I. They were:
  • 11/679 Trooper Donald Newton Allardice (Main Body) Wellington Mounted Rifles, who served at Gallipoli;
  • 2/2570 Gunner Percy Edwin Allardice (9th Reinforcements) New Zealand Field Artillery;
  • 69180 Private James Simpson Allardice (34th Reinforcements) Auckland Infantry Regiment.
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
  • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium (photo B.G. Knights, 2009)
Archives NZ source:
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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