Maurice Wynne ALLOM

Regimental number12/12
Date of birth31 March 1886
Place of birthAuckland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFire Inspector Insurance
AddressSt Stephens Avenue, Parnell
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.6
Height5' 6.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinAlbert G Allom, Indore, Mount Eden Road, Auckland
Enlistment date13 August 1914
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankSergeant
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 6 March 1916
Discharge date10 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HS 'Maheno', 6 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit: deafness and debility resulting from shell concussion), 10 May 1916.

War service: 1 year 272 days (of which 1 year 179 days was abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1
Date of death1 August 1979 Wanganui
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22270912

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