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William Steel

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 75), Page: 6 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 75), Page: 6 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Steel AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 61423 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 November 1885 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra PalmerstonOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.B.A. Steel (mother), 124 Main South Road, Caversham, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 61423 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm manager/Civilian AWMM
  • 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 Wellington, 16 November 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 7 January 1917; marched in to Sling Camp, 8 January 1918, and posted to Auckland Infantry Regiment.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 20 March 1918; joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 1 April 1918.
    Wounded in action, 11 October 1918 (gun shot wound)' admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 12 October 1918, and transferred same day to No 3 Field Ambulance; to No 3 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 12 October 1918; to No 3 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 14 October 1918; to England, 15 October 1918, and admitted to Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, 16 October 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board SS 'Briton', 24 December 1918; discharged, 26 February 1919.
    Total war service: 1 year 329 days (of which 1 year 75 days was abroad)

    Parents: William Alexander (b. Armagh, Ireland) and Annie Angelina (b. at sea) STEEL AWMM
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Death

About 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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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