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William James Sloan

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 669 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William James AWMM
  • Surname
    Sloan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/225 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
    Unknown AWMM 67 Heriot Row, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Sloan, Palmerston, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/225 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 OtagoNew Zealand 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Jane Sloan, of Mataura Island, New Zealand. Born at Dunedin.

    "Lance-Corporal W. Sloane, N.Z.M.C., was wounded in July, 1915, at Gallipoli, which left him payalysed. He lay in the National Hospital, Queen's Square, for some months, and died on October 6 1916. He was buried at Kensal Rise on October 9. The High Commissioner and some of his old comrades attended the funeral. Lance-Corporal Sloane was well known in both football and tennis circles in Dunedin. He played for the Pirates first XV and represented Cosy Dell Tennis Club on many occasions. He was a dispenser at Dunedin Hospital." (Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F. October 16 1916 p. 77) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    26 Public - philip - Self - 15 December 2015 - his headstone
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery, London, England AWMM 213. N.Z. Plot. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7818033
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 669 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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