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William James Boon

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William James AWMM
  • Surname
    Boon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    85789 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 June 1890 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Rangitaua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Boon (wife), 303 Selwyn Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    85789 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from influenza AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Boon was the son of John and Mary Boon and husband of Mary Boon of Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand.

    His brother, Henry Leslie Boon (24528), was killed in 1917. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    FeatherstonWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM 698 AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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