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Allan Williams

Apia War Memorial Clock Tower, Samoa. Photographer: Douglas Heath (1935-2002). Image maybe subject to copyright.

Apia War Memorial Clock Tower, Samoa. Photographer: Douglas Heath (1935-2002). Image maybe subject t …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Allan Williams AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1385 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 February 1891 Military Personnel File Western SamoaPolynesia Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Allan Williams (father), Apia, Samoa, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1385 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 Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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 Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Illness from the right mastoid AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1918 AWMM
    PalestineMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    27 Public - Pouvi - Other relative - 25 August 2021 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel AWMM M52 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Son of Allan Williams & Fa'alaitaua Lemalu.
    Brother of Ezra, Alexander, Jessie, Wilhelmina, Josephine, Florrie, Faofua, Rev. Dr Bert, Allan & Annie.
    An Uncle to his many nephews & nieces around the world. Public - Pouvi - Other relative - 25 August 2021 - Family Records
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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

Roll of Honour

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  • I lay a poppy in remembrance of our Great Granduncle who sacrificed life to fight in the great war. We will forever remember you and commemorate you. Although you do not have any descendants, you have many nephews, nieces, great nephews, great nieces and much more. E le galo oe i o matou loto.

    We love you.
    Alofaaga mai ia Pouvi A.F (Great Grandson of your brother Ezra)

    Alofa e le uma.
    Public - Pouvi (Great Grandnephew) - Other relative - 25 April 2022
  • You will never be forgotten for having the courage to serve in the Great War and I will never forget that. Forever in our hearts, our dearest late Great Granduncle. Hugs and kisses to the Heavens, from Descendants of your brother, Ezra Williams - here in Auckland, New Zealand. Lest we forget!
    Public - Pouvi - Other relative - 25 August 2021
  • May god bless you tofa soifua
    Public - jarome - Researcher - 22 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 40 AWMM
    • Liava'a, C. (2013). Le fitafita mai Samoa = The force from Samoa : soldiers from the Samoan Islands in the Great War. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2022Pouvi (Great Grandnephew)Auckland, New ZealandOther relative
25 March 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 August 2021PouviAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
22 April 2015jaromenew zealandResearcher

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