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William John Luther

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  • Service number
    • WWI 24/1419 AWMM
    • 3252 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9886524
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 6th Contingent Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9886524
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Luther AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 24/1419 AWMM
    • 3252 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9886524
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 8 July 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 8 July 1878 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    8 July 1878 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9886524
  • Place of birth
    New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9886524
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Care of G. J. Luther, Waikino, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Mary Luther (wife), care of Mrs F. Rogers, Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 6th Contingent Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9886524
  • Service number
    • WWI 24/1419 AWMM
    • 3252 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9886524
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Queen's South Africa medal with clasps
    South Africa 1901
    South Africa 1902
    1914-15 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20521561&digital=yes

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9886524
  • 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
    1916 Suffered months of chronic gastritis, eventually medically discharged Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9886524

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Luther was the son of Mrs. Margaret Luther; husband of Mary Luther, formerly of Palmerston North, New Zealand. Born at East Tamaki, Auckland. Served in Egypt, 1915-16.

    His father was named Michael Luther. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 26 November 1919 AWMM
      AWMM
    • 26 November 1919 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 42 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Military Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Archives New Zealand; Military personnel record; http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE9886524
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Area 2, Block R, Grave 112. AWMM
    • Waikaraka Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Area 2 Block R Lot No 112A Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 27 September 2015 - Auckland City Council cemeteries 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

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 June 2020JeniferWairarapaResearcher
27 September 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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