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William Augustus Caldwell

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Augustus AWMM
  • Surname
    Caldwell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 9266 AWMM
    • WWI 13727 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 Clive, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Elizabeth Caldwell (mother), Clive, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Mary Caldwell (wife), Clive, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 19 April 1902 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 26 June 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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 Caldwell was the son of William Augustus and Elizabeth Caldwell; husband of Mary Caldwell, of Heretaunga St., Petone, Wellington. Native of Clive, Hawkes Bay. Served in the South African Campaign.

    Enlisted in 1902 as Augustus Caldwell.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141.

    His father was named William Caldwell. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 42 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

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14 December 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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