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William Black

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Black AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/10 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 October 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Skipper's Point, Queenstown, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Black (mother), Waikaka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/10 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 3" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      154 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Black was the son of Mrs. Mary Black, of Waikaka, Invercargill, New Zealand.

    Date of death may have been 26 April through 30 April 1915.

    Migrated to New Zealand at age 20.
    War service: Western Front
    Reported Missing in Action, 12 October 1917.
    Court of Enquiry, 2 January 1918, confirmed fate as Killed in Action, France, 12 October 1917.

    Parents: Squire and Elizabeth Chadwick, Hyde Bank Road, New Mills, Stockport, England AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 April 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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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  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

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