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William Edward  Yesberg

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Edward  AWMM
  • Surname
    Yesberg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Edward Clarke AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 47984 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 June 1880 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Okahukura AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs J. Yesberg (mother), AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 47984 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 10 February 1917 AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    5 August 1919 AWMM Rifleman AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Edward Yesberg was the son of John Yesberg  and Anna Maria (Maria, née Taylor) Yesberg. Enlisted as Edward Clark. Brother of Richard Yesberg who also served in WWI. Later of Matiere Saw Mill, Taumarunui. Next-of-kin at death - Mrs K. Nelson, 90 Reed Street, Oamaru (sister). Believe his is the death registered as William Edward Yesberg. On enlistment (at Taumarunui) he indicated that his mother was deceased but she didn't die until 1938. Edward gave 2 years and 74 days of service abroad. Biography provided by the Timaru Museum SCRoll project. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 June 1962 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland RSA Block L, Row 3, Plot 23 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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