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William Edward Smethurst

World War 1 Name panel, Newmarket War Memorial, Newmarket, Auckland (photo John Halpin, 28 May 2011) - CC BY John Halpin
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Smethurst AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 70549 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 King Street, Newmarket, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    S. Smethurst (father), 27 King Street, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 70549 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 Labourer/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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  • Son of Squire and Lucy Ann Smethurst, of King Street, Newmarket, Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM II.A.2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Newmarket War Memorial, Olympic Park, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • The Borough of Newmarket War Memorial, Auckland Council Archives AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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