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William Steans

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Steans AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Steans AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2725 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
    Arthur Steans (father), Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2725 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Dentist/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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    • William Steans was the son of Arthur Steans, of Invercargill, New Zealand. AWMM
    • William and his brother Arthur were both sons of Arthur Steans. Their grandfather was Frank Alpheus Steans. Public - Shirley - Other relative - 25 April 2024 - Family papers
    • Apologies their Grandfather was Alpheus Steans brother to Frank Alpheus Steans. Public - Shirley - Other relative - 26 April 2024 - Family papers.
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Death

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  • Death
    2 June 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 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 II. A. 7. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2024Shirley Brisbane, Australia Other relative

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