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William Richard Bainbridge Mitchell

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  • Service number
    12/3089 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Richard Bainbridge AWMM
  • Surname
    Mitchell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/3089 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Methodist, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    9 September 1884 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Thames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Farm hand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 16 Jun 1915 Omahu, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A.W. Mitchell (father), Omahu, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 09 Oct 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/3089 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 16 June 1915 AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 9 October 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 32 or HMNZT 33 or HMNZT 34 AWMM
    Vessel was Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
    7th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      France, 1916 wounded gun shot right arm and buttocks AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Permanent disability, shortened leg because of unjury to hip AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: Ankylosis right hip joint with loss of power of pronation and supination right forearm
      Pension: 30/-
      Percent of disability: [Not stated]
      Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 22 November 1917 AWMM
    No longer physically fit on account of wounds received in action AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attested at Trentham

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Post Office, Matatoki AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    2 May 1961 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Papatoetoe, Manukau, South Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 510 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM