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William Kempton Perriton

William Kempton Perriton 

William Kempton Perriton

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Kempton AWMM
  • Surname
    Perriton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 75401 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    15 February 1883 Public - Amy - Direct descendant - 16 December 2018 - Family oral history
  • Place of birth
    Oamaru, New Zealand Public - Amy - Direct descendant - 16 December 2018 - Family oral history
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elsie A. Perriton (wife), C/o J. Williams, Hawthorndale, East Road, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married Public - Amy - Direct descendant - 16 December 2018 - Family oral history


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 75401 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


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  • Embarkation details

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 Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from influenza and pneumonia AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • William Perriton was the husband of Mrs. E. A. Perriton, late of 104, Dundas St., Dunedin.

      Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
    • William Perriton's wife's name is Elsie & they had two children, May & William jnr.
      William jnr was about 2 weeks old & May was around 2 years of age when their father William Kempton Perriton sadly passed away. Public - Amy - Direct descendant - 16 December 2018 - Family oral history
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About death

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  • Death
    24 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM D. 35. (S). AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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16 December 2018Amy ChristchurchDirect descendant

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