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William Almond

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Almond J.R. - Anderson A.B. (photo J Halpin 2010) (CC-BY John Halpin)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Almond J.R. - Anderson A.B. (photo …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Almond AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13719 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 January 1883 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 7 March 1916 AWMM Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • It was understood by my father, that his uncle William had gone to Australia. To see he was in New Zealand and his brother Thomas was also there is most interesting. Public - Philip - Other Relative - 23 March 2015 - Orally from family.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Jane Almond (mother), 44 Salisbury Road, Preston, Lancashire, England AWMM
    • Jane Almond's maiden name was Caunce, Done some research, and her husband Thomas Almond was killed in an accident, article from the Lancashire Evening Post dated 18th April 1908 . he was employed as Public - Philip - Other Relative - 23 March 2015 - Genes Reunited genealogy.
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 26 June 1916 AWMM Single AWMM
    • He was my grandfathers brother Which makes him ,my fathers uncle. Public - Philip - Other Relative - 23 March 2015 - From the genealogy Genes Reunited.


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13719 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 7 March 1916 AWMM Labourer/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
    Nephritis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Almond was the son of Jane Almond, of 19, Lauderdale St., Preston, England, and the late Thomas Almond.

    Brother of Thomas Almond of 2 Alexander street, Glenmore, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    16 January 1918 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXVI. CC. 10 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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

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  • To a brave great Uncle William, Peace.
    Public - philip - Direct descendant - 29 June 2016



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29 June 2016philipbolton,lancashire,UKDirect descendant
20 March 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher

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