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Lewis Herbert Williams

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 784 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 784 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lewis Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/802 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 Care of W. F. Metcalf, Port Awanui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Herbert Williams (father), 5 Hawkestone Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/802 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 WellingtonNew 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Lewis Williams was the son of Herbert and Christina Williams, of 1 Risk Rd., Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand. Native of Wellington. AWMM
    • His older sister Gwendoline Mary WILLIAMS was a nurse in WW1 and his brother Llewellyn Wynn (65485) enlisted with the NZEF. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 30 December 2018 - Waipu Museum

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM III. C. 88. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    GUNNER L. H. WILLIAMS. Gunner Lewis Herbert Williams, N.Z. Field Artillery, who died of wounds, suffered at Messines on June 10, was a member of the Main Expeditionary Force. He went through the Gallipoli campaign, and afterwards was with the New Zealand forces in France and Belgium up till the time of his death. He was born at Ngaruawahia, in the Waikato, in 1892, and finished his education at Opawa School, and West Christchurch High School. Prior to leaving Christchurch, he was a prominent member of the Y.M.C.A. Football Club, and of the Opawa Tennis Club. (Sun, 28 Jun 1917) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 30 December 2018 - Papers Past
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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Sources

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