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William Alexander

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Headstone of Cpl William ALEXANDER 5889. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 45S17. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Cpl William ALEXANDER 5889. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 45S …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Alexander AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 5889 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 June 1876 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • 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
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 5889 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
    South Africa Labourer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    DunedinOtago Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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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  • Father was named Edward Alexander. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 November 1954 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 79 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 45S, Plot 17 AWMM
  • 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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