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William Thomas Gawler

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  • Service number
    21816 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Gawler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    21816 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Warehouseman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R.B. Gawler (father), 47 Buchanan's Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    21816 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 21 Aug 1916-24 October 1916 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 62 AWMM
    Vessel was Mokoia AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    7th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
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  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Gawler was the son of Robert P. and Agnes Gawler, of 47 Buchanan Rd., Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand. Native of Canterbury. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    17 July 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    III. D. 9. AWMM
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