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William Joseph Labrum

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  • Service number
    6/1601 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Gunner AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Labrum AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6/1601 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    21 August 1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Place of birth
    Taupaki, Northland, New Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Walton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Ethel May Portland (friend), Walton, Rotorua Line, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Feb 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6/1601 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
    Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 Feb 1915-26 March 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 17 or HMNZT 18 or HMNZT 19 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM
    3rd 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
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of disease AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      151 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Gunner AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Labrum was the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Labrum, of Huntly, New Zealand.

    Taken on strength, 2nd Battery, Gallipoli, 13 August 1915.
    Sent to hospital, 1 September 1915; transferred to HS 'Nile', 5 September 1915 (enteric); to Malta, and disembarked, 8 September 1915 (diarrhoea); admitted to St John's Hospital, 10 September 1915 (dysentery).
    Died of heart failure following malaria, 2 December 1915.

    Parents: Mr & Mrs T.A.Labrum, Huntly AWMM
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Death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    2 December 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
  • Death notes
    Malta to Gallipoli AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Addolorata Cemetery, Malta AWMM
  • Grave reference
    E. EA. A. 681. AWMM
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  • Obituary

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