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William Henry Roy Simmonds

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HMNZT 56 - The kit-bag : the unofficial record of the followi... board the "Maunganui", Troopship 56 -- Cape Town : Printed by Cape Times : 1916. No Known Copyright Restrictions.

HMNZT 56 - The kit-bag : the unofficial record of the followi... board the "Maunganui", Troopship 56 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry Roy AWMM
  • Surname
    Simmonds AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 14334 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 July 1894 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Auckram (mother), Pokeno, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14334 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
  • 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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  • William Simmonds was the son of William Henry and Jane Simmonds. Native of New Zealand.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    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
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
    • Otahuhu Railway Workshops War Memorial, corner of Piki Thompson Way, Otahuhu Auckland 1092 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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