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William Eivers Cavanagh

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Portrait, studio, wearing spurs, postcard stamped, front (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, studio, wearing spurs, postcard stamped, front (kindly provided by family) - No known copy …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Eivers AWMM
  • Surname
    Cavanagh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 71650 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 April 1897 AWMM NgaruawahiaWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 18 November 1917 AWMM Ngaruawahia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Cavanagh (mother), Ngaruawahia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 10 October 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Sinai & Palestine AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 71650 AWMM
  • Military service
    4th Waikato AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Cavanagh was the son of Mary Josephine and John Cavanagh

    Two brothers, William Eivers Cavanagh (71650) and Eugene Patrick Cavanagh (13/309), served in WW1.

    Moeraki then transhipped to [HMAT 17] Malta at Sydney for Suez. Moeraki then transfer to Malta at Sydney for Suez. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 April 1948 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato 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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      91: 7 AWMM
    • The Maltameter [edited by W.H. Gummer] H.M.A.T. 17 "Malta" October and November 1918. AWMM

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