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William Richard Haigh

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Haigh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    MatataEastern Bay of Plenty Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 11 December 1915 AWMM Te Rangi, Burlington Road, Homebush, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 T Haigh Jp, Te Rangi Burlington Road, Homebush, New South Wales AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 11 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      Military Cross - 'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his men with great skill, and had to consolidate his objective under the heaviest shell fire. Though suffering severe casualties, both in officers and men, he continued to move amongst them, encouraging them in their work until he was wounded and forced to go to the rear.' - 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110- 25/07/1918 AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 11 December 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 26 AWMM
    Town Clerk/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • 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
    26 Nov 1918 {Age 29} AWMMDied of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    From the effects of Gas AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 November 1918 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 29 AWMM
    LondonEngland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 6), Surrey, England AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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