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William Thomas La Broome

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  • Service number
    69857 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    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
    La Broome AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    69857 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 Railway porter AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. La Broome (mother), 11 Colin Street, Port Ahuriri, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    69857 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary 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 02 Mar 1918-8 April 1918 AWMM to Southampton, Hampshire, England AWMM HMNZT 101 AWMM
    Vessel was Tofua AWMM
    Private AWMM
    35th Reinforcements, D Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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
    Killed in Action, 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 La Broome was the son of Lewis and Ellen La Broome, of Port Ahuriri, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    31 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 October 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Le Cateau, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Le Cateau, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Naves Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    III. C. 17. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
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  • Lest we Forget uncle Bill No longer in living memory but surely in our mobs DNA
    Public - Anthony - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

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