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William Henry Farrand

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Farrand AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 79261 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 May 1880 AWMM ManchesterEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 14 Little Nixon Street, Whanganui AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs W. Farrand (wife), 14 Nixon Street, Whanganui AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married/WWI AWMM
    Polly Napoleon (wife) AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 79261 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 12 November 1917 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    Cook/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 15 November 1918 AWMM
    Demobilised AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Did not embark overseas. William Farrand was the sole survivor of the SS Tainui, an explosion caused the ship to capsize off the coast of Gore Bay in September 1919. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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