William Andrew Alexander Unknown date of birth - Died 23 August 1915 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number10/205 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMMWellington Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright res … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Andrew AWMM SurnameAlexander AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number10/205 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birthGreen Island, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesGreen Island, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown C/o Mrs Diamond, Albert Street, Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationD. Alexander (father), Gore, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number10/205 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 7 or HMNZT 10 AWMMVessel was Arawa or Limerick AWMMPrivate AWMM; Wellington Infantry Battalion AWMM; Main Body AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMMWellington Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Private Alexander was the son of David and Martha Alexander, of West Gore, New Zealand. He attended Gore School, Southland High School and Otago University where he graduated with a MSc with honours in geology and physics.Private Alexander was wounded in action during the August Offensive. He was evacuated off Gallipoli to Malta where he died of his wounds. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death23 August 1915 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathMalta, Mediterranean Sea, Europe AWMM Death notesMalta ex Gallipoli AWMM Cemetery namePieta Military Cemetery, Malta AWMM Grave referenceA. X. 4 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Andrew Alexander by laying a poppy. William Alexander William Alexander William Andrew Alexander William Fettes Alexander William Hunter Alexander Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Andrew Alexander Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22268800Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C137Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 9 AWMMStowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.