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William Thomas Walker

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Portrait, William Walker in later life - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, William Walker in later life - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Walker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 606 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1877 AWMM DorsetEngland AWMM
    • 1877 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 29 January 1900 AWMM C/o Mr Ferguson, National Bank, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Agnes Lavinia Paine (mother), C/o Joseph Paine, Southmeade, Frimley Road, Sandhurst, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 February 1900 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 606 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
    South Africa 29 January 1900 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
    AddingtonChristchurch 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 11 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 4 pounds AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Thomas Walker's carbine number was 1385.

    The photographs held biographical information on the back: "His mother was a sister of Sarah Jane Hollaway who became Mrs Frecklington. He was also grandfather of Pam Wilson" AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1961 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Stowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
      Stowers, R. (1992). p.265 AWMM
    • This record as partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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