condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

William Evelyn Francise Flower

-
Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Ref: W0414, 1929.332, F016). Soldier's records were identified by Margaret Nash of the Panmure Branch of NZSG. This image has no known copyright restrictions.
Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914 … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Evelyn Francise AWMM
  • Surname
    Flower AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • William Evelyn Francise di Delle-Flower AWMM
    • Delle-Flower AWMM
  • Service number
    12/296 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    24 January 1885 AWMM EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Grey Street, Shortland, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Margaret Isabel Flower (wife), Grey Street, Shortland, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/296 AWMM
  • Military service
    Auckland Infantry Battalion, 6th Hauraki Company AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
    • William Flower was the son of Annie Flower, of Parkstone, Dorset, England; husband of Margaret I. Flower, of Dunedin, New Zealand.

      Military personnel file listed at Archives New Zealand as FLOWER, William Evelyn Francis - WW1 12/296 - Army. Name listed as Flower on the Nominal Roll. Listed at Archives New Zealand for Army General Staff file: Territorial Force 1913 - 1915 as William Evelyn Francise di Delle-Flower. Morpeth, T. (2008). uses the name W. Delle-Flower. Date of death may have been 25 April through 29 April 1915. AWMM
    • Born Maida Vale, London, Parents George Flower, Annie Helena nee Lund.
      Married 12 May 1913, Presbyterian Church, Renwick.
      Spouse, Margaret Isobel Brydon, born 18 February 1890, Renwick, died 18 June 1972, Blenheim.
      widow was a member of the New Zealand contingent to the 50th commeration at Gallipoli, 1965.
      Attended Winchester College, England.
      Civilian employment New Zealand: Inspector Department of Agriculture; temporary 18/03/1911; permanent 17/09/1912. Places of Employment, Marlborough, Oamaru, Thames. Public - John - Other Relative - 22 July 2015 - Birth place & parents; military record; Marriage registration RG (digital) 1913/3808.
      Wife's birth & death RG (digital) 1890/2816 & 1972/34187.
      1965 contingent to Gallipoli, NA ref R17723190.
      Civilian employment: NZ Gazette, 31 Oct 1912, p.3139; Marlborough Express 5 May 1915.
Read more

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    Apr 1915 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember William Evelyn Francise Flower by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of William Evelyn Francise Flower

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
22 July 2015JohnNew ZealandOther Relative