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William George Forsythe

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 83), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 83), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William George AWMM
  • Surname
    Forsythe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Forsyth AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 65374 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 17 August 1917 AWMM 21 Kilmore Avenue, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Amelia E.B. Forsythe (mother), 21 Kilmore Avenue, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 May 1918 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 65374 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand Feild Artillery, D Battery (Wellinton) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9.5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue Grey AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      133 pounds AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      133 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Andrew Forsythe and Amelia Forsythe

    Attested August 1917, marched into camp September 1917

    Listed at Archives New Zealand incorrectly as Forsyth (July 2012)

    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HMNZT 'Adolph Woermann', 14 August 1919; disembarked Wellington, 1 October 1919; discharged (appointment terminated), 30 October 1919.
    Total war service: 2 years 43 days (of which 1 year 162 days was abroad)

    Parents: John Andrew (b. Ireland) and Amelia (b. Wellington, New Zealand) FORSYTH AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    12 May 1955 AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      83: 16 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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