Māori › William Andrew Alexander Born 6 June 1891 - Died 23 August 1915 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 10/205 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Wellington Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Andrew AWMM SurnameAlexander AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 10/205 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › BirthGreen Island, Dunedin AWMM 6 June 1891 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM C/o Mrs Diamond, Albert Street, Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationD. Alexander (father), Gore, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 10/205 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMMHMNZT 7 or HMNZT 10 AWMM Vessel was Arawa or Limerick AWMM Private AWMM Wellington Infantry Battalion AWMM Main Body AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Wellington Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Private Alexander was the son of David and Martha Alexander, of West Gore, New Zealand. He attended Gore School, Southland High School and Otago University where he graduated with a MSc with honours in geology and physics.Private Alexander was wounded in action during the August Offensive. He was evacuated off Gallipoli to Malta where he died of his wounds. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death23 August 1915 AWMM Age 24 AWMM Malta, Mediterranean Sea AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Death notes CemeteryPieta Military Cemetery, Malta AWMM A. X. 4 AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember William Andrew Alexander by laying a poppy. William Alexander William Alexander William Andrew Alexander William Fettes Alexander William George Alexander Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Andrew Alexander Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22268800 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/114813/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/114813 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM Vol1: 9 AWMM Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 23 August 2019SelenaPorthcawl, South WalesResearcher The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.