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William James Durrant

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 21), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 21), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William James AWMM
  • Surname
    Durrant AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1819 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 November 1871 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    8 November 1871 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 23 August 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel file;
    http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE13765169
  • Place of birth
    Canningtown, England Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 23 August 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE13765169
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W.A. Durrant (wife), 13 O'Neill Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1819 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 Plumber 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
    • Discharged due to chronic bronchitis - gassed Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 23 August 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE13765169
    • "...suffering from chronic painful cough." Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 23 August 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE13765169
    • "He has shrunken left testicle following a horse kick he secured in a night attack on the Somme." Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 23 August 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE13765169

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 January 1923 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    50 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 23 August 2015 - Headstone
  • Place of death
    Evelyn Firth Home, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 23 August 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel file; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE13765169
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waikaraka Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 23 August 2015 - Personal visit
  • Grave reference
    Area 2 Block U Lot No 8B Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 23 August 2015 - Auckland City Council Libraries online cemetery database; http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/cemeteries/cemetery.html
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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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
      21: 10 AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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23 August 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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