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William Chirnside

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Chirnside AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 4148 AWMM
    • WWI 24965 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 6 August 1881 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 7 February 1916 AWMM 34 Broadway Terrace, Wellington AWMM
    • 53 Wright Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Miss Annie Chirnside (sister), 34 Broadway Terrace, Wellington AWMM
    • Mrs W. Chirnside (wife), 53 Wright Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 6 April 1901 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 2 January 1917 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Chirnside was the son of Robert and Margaret Chirnside, of Wellington, New Zealand; husband of Hannah Lewis Chirnside, of 61, Matai Rd., Hataitai, Wellington, New Zealand. Served in the South African War.

    Father was named To Choose Chirnside. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    11 October 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Duhallow A.D.S Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM I. D. 40. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      49: 17 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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