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Roy Howard Woollams

Headstone of Corporal Roy Howard Woollams (29533). Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEDG2128). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Corporal Roy Howard Woollams (29533). Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ieper, West-Vlaander …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roy Howard AWMM
  • Surname
    Woollams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 29533 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    30/8/1898 Public - Gail - Researcher - 23 April 2017 - BDM
  • Place of birth
    New Zealand Public - Gail - Researcher - 23 April 2017 - BDM
  • Birth notes
    1898/2658 BDM Public - Gail - Researcher - 23 April 2017 - BDM
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    D. Woollams (father), Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 29533 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 Clerk 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of David E. Williams, of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Born in Auckland. AWMM
    • Father David Edwin and Mother Harriett Ann Denton, born 30 August 1898 Public - Gail - Researcher - 5 April 2016 - Birth, Deaths and Marriages - 1898/2658

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1918 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    19 Public - Gail - Researcher - 5 April 2016 - Birth Record 1898/2658 - 30 August 1898
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM VI. K. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Devonport Public - Gail - Researcher - 5 April 2016 - Honour Board at church
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Devonport War Memorial, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Devonport Primary School, granite tablet, 18 Kerr Street, Devonport, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 September 2017CarolHastingsOther
23 April 2017GailAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
26 March 2015JudeAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
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