William Andrew Alexander Unknown date of birth - 23 August 1915 Key details Contribute › Service number10/205 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMWellington Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 IslandDunedinOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesGreen IslandOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMC/o Mrs DiamondAlbert StreetDannevirkeNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationD. Alexander (father)GoreNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 16 October 1914 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number10/205 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM16 October 1914 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMMHMNZT 7 HMNZT 10 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 16 October 1914 -3 December 1914Arrvied - 3 December 1914 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM16 October 1914 AWMMMain Body AWMMWellington Infantry Battalion AWMMArawa or Limerick AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMPrivate 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 deathMaltaMediterranean SeaEurope AWMM Death notesMalta ex Gallipoli AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery namePieta Military CemeteryMalta AWMM Grave referenceA. X. 4 AWMM Memorial Contribute › 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=22268800Archives NZ 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.