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William Benjamin Kitson

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 398 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 398 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Benjamin AWMM
  • Surname
    Kitson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/486 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 September 1892 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Railway Hotel, Port Ahuriri, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H. Kitson (father), Church Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/486 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
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Kitson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kitson, of 13 Phillips St., Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand. Born at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Served in Egypt, 1915-16, and on the Western Front. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 November 1918 AWMM
    Te KuitiWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Kuiti Old Public Cemetery, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM Block II, Grave 128. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • 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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