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William Moody

Full length portrait of Trooper William Moody, Reg No 13/410, of the 4th (Waikato) Mounted Rifles, Auckland Mounted Rifles, New Zealand Mounted Rifles, Main Body, smoking a cigar. Killed in action at Gallipoli on the 19th May 1915. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1914). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-M825. No known copyright.

Full length portrait of Trooper William Moody, Reg No 13/410, of the 4th (Waikato) Mounted Rifles, A …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Moody AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Boy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/410 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
    Unknown AWMM Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Moody (wife), Wyndham Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/410 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 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Harriet Moody; husband of Lydia Moody, of Tuparoa, Gisborne, New Zealand.

    Named Boy by family in Roll of Honour, AWN May 1919 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM I. C. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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