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William Anderson

Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003. - Image has All Rights Reserved

Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003. - Image has All Rights Reserved

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 52552 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs B. Anderson (mother), Staveley, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 June 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 52552 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 Carpenter/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Anderson was the only son of Robert and Barbara Anderson, Staveley, Canterbury.

    Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 April 1918 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Courcelles-Au-Bois Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France AWMM F. 7 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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