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William Cantrick

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Cantrick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/343 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 November 1898 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra BluffSouthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of W. Murdock, Oreti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Cantrick (brother), Bluff, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/343 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 OtagoNew 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      142 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother of Mr. John Cantrick, of Invercargill.

    Private Cantrick was reported as Missing in Action 2-24 May 1915. He was killed on Dead Man's Ridge (Pope's Hill) in an attack on Baby 700.

    Embarked Wellington, 15 October 1914; disembarked Alexandria, 3 December 1914.
    Embarked Alexandria for Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.
    Missing in action, 1-23 May 1915; Court of Enquiry, Moascar, 20 January 1916, concluded: 'Previously reported missing; now reported believed dead.'

    Father: Mr John Cantrick, Invercargill AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 May 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

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