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William Seyb

Albury War Memorial. Photo donated by Brian Davison 2009 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Seyb AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/1808 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
    M. Seyb (father), Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    One wrong photo has been posted the one on the right with the peaked hat is Bill's brother Ben Seyb The correct photo is the one in the Lemon Squeezer hat on th left of the posting. Public - Patricia - Other relative - 21 October 2016 - I have the original mounted photos of Bill and Ben; I am their aunt ,daughter of their brother Philip Seyb

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/1808 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 School teacher/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
  • 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 September 1916 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
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Albury War Memorial, State Highway 8, MacKenzie District, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • We never got the chance of getting to know you. You were always in our hearts. Lest we forget
    Public - Diane - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
27 October 2017PatriciaAucklandOther relative
21 October 2016PatriciaAuckland, Other relative
09 February 2016PatAucklandOther relative
25 April 2015DianeRakaia, Ashburton, New ZealandOther Relative
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