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William Moon Alexander

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Moon AWMM
  • Surname
    Alexander AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8/2807 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 September 1893 BDM Online
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o Wynyard, Skelton, and Wilson, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.N. Alexander (father), Mangapiko, Te Awamutu, Waikato, 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
    8/2807 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 Lawyer/Civilian AWMM
    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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  • Private Alexander was the son of Charles M. and F. E. Alexander, of Mangapiki, Te Awamutu, Waipa, New Zealand.

    He was a Quarter Master Sergeant on embarkation.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 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. D. 24 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
    • Pirongia Memorial Hall, Pirongia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, 3218 AWMM

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  • My grandmother's brother. Two of her brothers went off to fight. William died. Stewart came home.

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