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William Alfred Campbell Reeve

Memorial Plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington (Photo Paul Hickford, 2014) - No known copyright restrictions

Memorial Plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington (Photo Paul Hickford, 2014) - No known copyr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Alfred Campbell AWMM
  • Surname
    Reeve AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/660 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Diana - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Family
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Diana - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Family

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    2 April 1886 Public - Diana - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personnel file, family papers
  • Place of birth
    Southbridge, Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Diana - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personnel file, family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Bank of N.Z., Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.J. Reeve (father), Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/660 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    4 years Pahiatua Rifle Vol; 1 year Marsden Rifle Vol: Marksman; Trentham Military Camp Public - Diana - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personnel file, Family papers
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 18 February 1915 Public - Diana - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personnel File, family papers
    • Bank of New Zealand recruitment office Public - Diana - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personnel file, Family papers
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Banker Public - Diana - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Family papers
  • Age on enlistment
    28 Public - Diana - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personnel File, family papers

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
    • Killed by sniper's bullet, Second Battle of the Somme Public - Diana - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personnel File, family papers

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Text of the Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand: 'In Memoriam: The names inscribed upon this tablet are those of officers of the Bank of New Zealand who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919 waged against the nations of central Europe - Germany, Austria, Turkey and Bulgaria - who sought by force of arms to obtain world-wide dominion. In honour of their patriotism and valour. In admiration of their sacrifice. And in grateful perpetuation of their glorious and ennobling memory this monument is reverently dedicated. Their Name Liveth for Evermore.'

    Bank of New Zealand Staff Member. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 March 1918 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Grevillers (NZ) Memorial near Baupaume. Public - Diana - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personnel File, family papers
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand (Officers of the BNZ who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919), BNZ Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 April 2015DianaAucklandOther Relative
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