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William Harold John Baskiville

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Harold John AWMM
  • Surname
    Baskiville AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2866 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 August 1916 AWMM Orange, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Ellen Baskiville, Waihow via Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 23 August 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2866 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served for 1 year in the Paiko Mounted Rifles, New Zealand. AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked from Sydney, 3 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 5 April 1917; taken on strength, 57th Bn, 23 May 1917.
    Found guilty by Field General Court Martial of being absent without leave, 21-29 July 1917: awarded 21 days' forfeiture of pay.
    Admitted to hospital, 20 October 1917 (synovitis, right knee); rejoined unit, 14 November 1917.
    Promoted Corporal, 22 January 1918; Sergeant, 1 April 1918.
    Application for discharge in United Kingdom, 3 December 1919, rejected. Declared an illegal absentee as from 21 January 1920; reported back in London, 3 April 1920, and discharged as from 6 March 1920.
    Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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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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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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