Alexander Gordon Dalzell (1888 - 1919) MP

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Birthplace: Canterbury, New Zealand
Death: Died in Salisbury, UK
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Alexander Gordon Dalzell

Alexander Gordon DALZELL

Topic Type: Serviceman

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Military Call Up: 1917.

Age on enlistment: 29 years.

Initially was in B Coy 32nd Reinf.

Boxing Assoc National Championships in Wellington in 1912 in the Middleweight Class.

Hair: Dark Brown.

Eyes: Hazel.

Height: 5'8½".

Complexion: Dark.

hest: 34½" – 38".

Weight: 160lb.

NOK: Father Mr HJ Dalzell of Tokomaru or Mrs Jessie Dalzell (m) of Tokomaru.

Memorial Scroll and Plaque sent to father and Medals to Mother.

Mother buried Terrace End Cemetery, PN. Father already deceased, but where?


Family came to Tokomaru in 1890 and had a Boarding House in Matipo Street. Alex was a pupil of Gnat Williams Boxing School, Main Rd, Tokomaru & represented Manawatu at NZ Boxing Assoc National Championships in Wellington in 1912 in the Middleweight Class.

Alexander Gordon DALZELL

Date of arrival overseas: 07 January 1918

Theatres of war: Western Front

Place of embarkation: on Willochra (Transport 95)

Surname: DALZELL

War memorial: Tokomaru

Place enlisted: Palmerston North

Christian names: Alexander Gordon

Place of arrival overseas: Liverpool, England

Wars: WW1

Service number: 64031

Religion: Presbyterian.

Date enlisted: 07 July 1917

Final rank: Private

Regiment or service: 1st Bn Wellington Regiment/"D" Coy

Embarkation date: 22 November 1917

User reference: 8.81

Date of birth: 22 September 1888

Date of death: 27 May 1919

Place of birth: North Canterbury, New Zealand

Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Occupation: Flax Paddocker between 1911-1917 at Tokomaru.

Last known residence: Matipo St, Tokomaru

Cause of death: Cerebro Spinal Meningitis

Place of death: Isolation Hospital, Salisbury, England

Buried where: Stratford-Sub-Castle (St Lawrence) Churchyard. 45

Spouses name: Unmarried

Fathers name: Hugh John Dalzell

Mothers name: Jessie (née Clark)

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Alexander Gordon Dalzell's Timeline

1888
December 22, 1888
Canterbury, New Zealand
1919
May 27, 1919
Age 30
Salisbury, UK
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