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William Ernest Redshaw

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Redshaw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 21094 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 August 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WhangareiNorthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Redshaw (father), Kaukapakapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Messines AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 21094 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Ploughman/Civilian 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' 4.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      118 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Redshaw was the son of John and Ethel Redshaw, of Elstow, Waihou, Auckland, New Zealand.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141.

    Embarked Wellington, 25 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 November 1916, and marched in to Reserve Group, Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 7 January 1917; joined 1st Bn, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, in the field, 5 February 1917, and posted to A Company.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 29 March 1917 (mumps), and transferred to No 7 General Hospital, Amiens; rejoined Bn, in the field, 16 April 1917.
    Killed in action, 7 June 1917.

    Parents: John and Ethel Redshaw, Elstow, Waihou, Auckland AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Mesen, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM VI. C. 39. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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