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William Francis Pulford

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 33 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 33 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Pulford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15313 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 October 1879 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Pulford (mother), C.P.O., Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15313 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 Labourer/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
    • Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: G.S.W. fractured jaw Percent of disability: 30 Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Pulford was part of the 9th reinforcements.

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Unknown, A.D.M.S., Dunedin AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 3 October 1920 AWMM
      DunedinOtago AWMM
    • 3 October 1920 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 35 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Andersons Bay Cemetery, Tomahawk Road, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Lot 2A AWMM
    • Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 71S, Plot 2A 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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  • DEATHS. Auckland Star, Volume LI, Issue 243, 11 October 1920, Page 10 PULFORD.—On October's, at the Hospital, Dunedin, ex-Rifleman William Francis, son of Mrs. Pulford, 35. Montague Street, Newton. Auckland.; aged 35 years. Deeply mourned by his comrades In Woodside Jaw Hospital. Dunedin Hospital and Montecello Home. Napier and New Plymouth papers please copy. ================================================================================== IN MEMORIAM. New Zealand Herald, Volume LXVIII, Issue 20994, 3 October 1931, Page 1 PULFORD.—In memory of William Francis Pulford, lance-corporal, who died 1920 of wounds received at Battle of the Somme. Remembrance is a golden chain That binds us till we meet again. Inserted by his loving mother, M. Pulford.
    Public - Allan James - Researcher - 30 January 2015
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Sources

Sources

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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
      37: 33 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • The ulima-roarer : a collection of wails & fishy stories, etc., from the Indian Ocean. (1916). [Indian Ocean]: [15th Reinforcements]. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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