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William Daniel Archibald


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Daniel AWMM
  • Surname
    Archibald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 176 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Jessie Archibald, Hokainga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 176 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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' 10" AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service: proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 15 May 1915.
    Wounded in action, 30 July 1915 (no further details recorded).
    Disembarked Alexandria, 25 October 1915.
    Appointed Signaller Sergeant, Maadi, 6 January 1916.
    Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal, 25 September 1916.
    Admitted to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 23 August 1918 (malaria); transferred same day to Convalescent Depot, Boulac; discharged to duty, 27 August 1918.
    Commenced return to Australia (1914 leave) from Suez on board , 15 November 1918; discharged, 4 February 1919.
    Total war service: 4 years 141 days (of which 4 years 9 days were abroad)
    Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
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  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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