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W. Earnshaw

Identity

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  • Forenames
    • W. AWMM
    • William Public - Keith - Researcher - 10 June 2021 - RN officers' medal roll WW1
  • Surname
    Earnshaw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    6 July 1881 Public - Keith - Researcher - 10 June 2021 - https://www.ancestrylibraryedition.co.uk/search/collections/3149/
  • Place of birth
    Addington, Christchurch Public - Keith - Researcher - 10 June 2021 - https://www.ancestrylibraryedition.co.uk/search/collections/3149/
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
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    Engineer Lieutenant Commander RN Public - Keith - Researcher - 10 June 2021 - RN officers' medal roll WW1
    http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1687
    RN officers surnames A - Ga
    Archive reference: ADM 171/89
    Medals entitlement: BWM, VM

    Commissioned 10 April 1916 as Engineer Lieutenant

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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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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    • Reported as serving in the Royal Navy in September 1918 AWMM
    • 'Membership proposal for
      William Earnshaw, Mechanical and Marine Engineer. Born 6 July 1881, Addington, Christchurch, N.Z.
      Airlie, Brougham Drive, Wellington, New Zealand
      received 20 November 1911.'
      Birth date confirmed by Royal Navy officer record Public - Keith - Researcher - 10 June 2021 - membership records of IMechE (1847–1930)
      https://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/collections/3149/
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    29 December 1931 Public - Keith - Researcher - 10 June 2021 - New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007
    Burial Place:Karori, Wellington
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  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM

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