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William Patrick Wall

Headstone, O'Neills Point Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, O'Neills Point Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Wall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • N/N AWMM
    • 1/956 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Gunnery in England AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, Pre WWI AWMM
      Pthisis 1905 AWMM
    • Medical, South Africa AWMM
      Deafness AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Consumption AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Marguerite Genevieve nee Graham; father of Basil Graham Wall

      Served for 13 years

      Embarked for South Africa from England as an extra Officer of the 1st Contingent, reported at Orange River about February 1900. He was instructed to return to Capetown and join the New Zealand Hotchkiss Machine Gun Battery and was then given command of it AWMM
    • A pretty little wedding took place this morning at All Souls Church, Devonport, when Captain Wall, of the Royal N.Z. Artillery, was married to Miss Maggie Graham, third daughter of Mr J. B. Graham, of this city. The bridesmaids were the Misses Gladys and Beryl Graham, sisters of the bride. The officiating clergyman was the Rev. Maher. The happy couple left per Wainui for Christchurch, where Captain Wall is at present stationed. PERSONAL.
      Auckland Star, Volume XXXV, Issue 161, 7 July 1904, Page 2
      William P Wall had a daugther and son

      Winifred Elizabeth Wall
      1905 – 1996
      Auckland Star, Volume LXXI, Issue 9, 11 January 1940, Page 12
      Sister Winifred Elizabeth Wall is 30 years of age and is a granddaughter of the late Mr. J. B. Graham, a solicitor in Auckland for many years. She was born in Heathcote, C'hristchurch, and received her education at the Sacred Heart Convent, Remuera. Shortly after leaving school she commenced her career as a nurse at the Auckland Hospital, and from there went to the Whangarei Hospital, where she secured her double certificate. She then transferred to the Wakefield Private Hospital, where she was a sister for five years. Sister Wall was a great favourite with all who came in contact with her because of her efficiency as a nurse and happy disposition. Praise for her by those under whom she served is particularly high and it is said of her telant now she is on overseas service she is the "right nurse in the right place." Sister Wall was the daughter of the late Captain Wall, a New Zealander, who was trained at a military college in England, and later served with the Imperial Forces in the Boer War. He was invalided home, and lived in Christchurch for some time, and then served as Officer Commanding the Permanent Forces at Fort Cautley. Sister Wall was orphaned when quite a small girl, and she was brought up in her grandfather's home at Devonport. She is highly popular, and apart from nursing her interests centre on sports, such, as swimming, tennis and golf.
      ARMY WEDDING MIDDLE EAST CEREMONY The Church of the Holy Family, Helwan, was recently the scene of the wedding of Sister Winifred Elizabeth Wall, New Zealand Army Nursing Service, only daughter of the late Captain and Mrs. W. T. Wall, of Auckland, and Captain L. W. Roberts, New Zealand Army Service Corps, second son of Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Roberts, of Auckland. The bride, who is a member of the nursing staff of No. 1 New Zealand General Hospital, was given away by Colonel D. Pottinger. Miss K. Wright, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. was bridesmaid and Captain W. E. Col ton was best man. Officers of the bridegroom's unit formed a guard of honour. After the ceremony a reception was held at the Sisters' Home, where Mat ron Mackay was hostess. WOMAN'S WORLD
      New Zealand Herald, Volume 80, Issue 24551, 6 April 1943, Page 5

      Basil Graham Wall
      1906 – 1907 Public - Raewyn June - Other relative - 19 October 2015 - WOMAN'S WORLD
      New Zealand Herald, Volume 80, Issue 24551, 6 April 1943, Page 5

      Auckland Star, Volume LXXI, Issue 9, 11 January 1940, Page 12
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About death

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  • Death
    • 10 August 1909 AWMM
      Age 36 AWMM
    • 10 August 1909 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 58 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    O'Neill's Point Cemetery, 122 Bayswater Avenue, Bayswater, North Shore, Auckland AWMM Row R. Plot 26 AWMM
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19 October 2015Raewyn JuneOnehunga, Auckland, NZOther relative

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