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Richard Frank Wills

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Wills AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25/368 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
    Williams Wills (father), Antigua Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25/368 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 Labourer/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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Richard Wills was the son of William and Mary Wills, of Northamptonshire, England. Served in the South African Campaign. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 May 1916 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM I. B. 12. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • I have Richard Wills service medal from the 1st would war. It was amongst my deceased fathers belongings. I believe it was amongst his fathers belongings, My father was Owen Keith Wills, his Father was Thomas wills. Thomas was married to Margret, My father had two brothers, Gordon and Norman. Can any one tell me of the family connections to Richard? The service medal is held with great reverence to the sacrifice made by Richard and I would like to know where in my family he fits in Regards Dave Wills
    Public - David - Other Relative - 24 April 2015

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24 April 2015DavidRollestonOther Relative