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Walter Henry Corin

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Corin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William H. Corin AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/1238 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • New Zealand AWMM
    • 19 July 1895 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Fanny Jewell Corin (mother), Princess Street, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/1238 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 Labourer/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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  • Walter Corin was the son of Mrs. Fanny St. George, of Princes St., Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Served as Walter Henry Corin. Named William H. Corin in the newspaper and William on the Otahuhu Memorial Cross AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 March 1918 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France 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
    • Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
    • 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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  • This is a young man who stood up proud of his country. I am pleased to be related to him.
    Public - catherine - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Blast : the magazine of the Third Battalion of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. John Long Ltd. ; [On board ship] : [H.M.N.Z.T. No. 42, Ulimaroa] AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 3 AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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25 April 2021catherineDunedinDirect descendant

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