William Clement Augustus Cornes Unknown date of birth - 30 September 1916 Key details Contribute › Service number24/386 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait from the newspaper - No known copyright restriction … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Clement Augustus AWMM SurnameCornes AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number24/386 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMWaihiNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationW.T. Cornes (father)WaihiNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 9 October 1915 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24/386 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMHMNZT 30 HMNZT 31 HMNZT 32 HMNZT 33 HMNZT 34 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 9 October 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMMMaunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo AWMMRifleman AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Cornes was the son of William John and Charlotte Cornes, of Muirs Reefs, Te Puke, Auckland. Native of Te Aroha, Thames. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death30 September 1916 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathSommeNorthern FranceFrance AWMM Death notesSommeFrance AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) MemorialCaterpillar Valley CemeteryLonguevalSommeFrance AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember William Clement Augustus Cornes by laying a poppy. John Julian Stephen Cornes Percy Gordon Cornes William Clement Augustus Cornes Clarence Keith Corney Edwin Hall Corney Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Clement Augustus Cornes Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21897623Archives NZToday is Free Project. Panoramic, 360 degree photographic view, of War Memorials. (n.d.) . Retrieved May 1, 2014, from http://www.todayisfree.com/http://www.todayisfree.com/Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 151 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.