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William Carson

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1/4 portrait of Corporal William Carson, Reg No 34471, of the 20th Reinforcements, E Company. Killed in action in France, 2 July 1917. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-C2268. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Carson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 34471 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 November 1889 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 David Carson (father), Panmure Road, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 January 1917 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 34471 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 Carson was the son of David and Margaret Carson, of Otahuhu, New Zealand.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM D. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial Cross, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 20 Mason Avenue, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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