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Alfred Williams

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Wilkinson, J.H. - Williams, G. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Wilkinson, J.H. - Williams, G. (pho …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12529 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 September 1880 AWMM KihikihiWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 November 1915 AWMM Ruahine Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Williams (wife), Ruahine Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 May 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12529 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 3 November 1915 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    Blacksmith/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Ruddy AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Elizabeth and William James Williams; husband of Ann Williams, of 83, Ruahine St., Palmerston North, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Torquay Cemetery and Extension, Devon, England AWMM No. 8954. Sec. D AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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