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William Alexander Bisson

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Bisson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1283 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    OtagoNew Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 February 1916 AWMM 16 Pilot Terrace, East Newcastle, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Crighton Eliza Bisson, 16 Pilot Terrace, East Newcastle, New South Wales AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 February 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Battle of Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1283 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      166 lb AWMM
    • 05 Jun 1917 {Age 41} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Sydney, 13 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 July 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1916.
    Killed in action, Belgium, 5 June 1917.
    Buried in Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert Wood, 2.25 miles SSW of Messines. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 June 1917 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 41 AWMM
    MessinesBelgium Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Strand Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 12), Ploegsteert, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • William Alexander BISSON is memorialised at Sandgate Cemetery, Newcastle, N.S.W.
    Public - gary - Researcher - 1 February 2015

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