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William Eric Wagstaff

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Wagstaff AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Eric AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 71829 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 June 1897 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Bracken Avenue AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Beatrice Wagstaff (mother), Bracken Avenue, Epson, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 71829 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Eric Wagstaff, known as Eric, was one of four sons of Thomas and Beatrice Mary Wagstaff who enlisted for World War One. The family was originally of Timaru where the boys were all born and educated. His brother Arthur served with the Australian Forces and was killed in action on 29 April 1915 at Gallipoli. Another brother Thomas Reginald (Reg) served with the Black Watch and died on 25 September 1915 in France. And brother Henry Stanley (Stanley) also served. Biography provided by the Timaru Museum SCRoll project. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    1 July 1965 AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purea Crematorium, Auckland AWMM
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Memorials

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