William Donkin Unknown date of birth - Died 1 June 1901 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number8281 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankTrooper AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 7th Contingent AWMM WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Lay a poppy Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 7th Conting … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam AWMM SurnameDonkin AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number8281 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of England, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentPre WW1 Driver AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs Alice Donkin (mother), Thames, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 06 Apr 1901 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number8281 AWMM Military serviceAuckland Engineers, 8 months AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentPre WW1 4 April 1901 AWMM Age on enlistmentPre WW1 23 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsPre WW1 Vessel was Gulf of Taranto AWMMTrooper AWMM; 7th New Zealand Mounted Rifles. 28 Company. Nelson Section AWMM; New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 7th Contingent AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeight, Unknown Period AWMM5 foot 7.65 inches AWMMWeight, Unknown Period AWMM10 stone 10 pounds AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankTrooper AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 7th Contingent AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death1 June 1901 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of death Death notesBankhoek Farm AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameRanfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMMSouth Africa War Memorial, Victoria Park, Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Donkin by laying a poppy. Ralph William Donkin Samuel Hepburn Donkin William Donkin William Scott Donkin Patrick Donlan Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Donkin Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20519736Further ReferenceNew Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) Warhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introductionFurther ReferenceRanfurly Veterans' Home. Opening ceremony to-day. Auckland Star, Volume XXXIV, Issue 294, 10 December 1903, Page 5http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS19031210.2.26&srposFurther ReferenceThe Walter Calloway trail. pdf guidehttp://www.thecoromandelroadtrip.com/content/library/CALLAWAY_TRAIL_BROCHUREweb.pdfFurther ReferenceMinistry for Culture and Heritage, New Zealand History online. Thames South Africa War Memorialhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/thames-south-african-war-memorialFurther ReferenceArchives NZ: W5515|16|1518http://archives.govt.nz/research/guides/warFurther Reference DocumentsStowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMMAppendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMMAppendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives. 1901. H.6A. Nominal Roll AWMMStowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.