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William Herbert Woolston

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Woolston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 30461 AWMM
    • WWII 1/31A/13 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 March 1896 AWMM HuntervilleManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 22 August 1916 AWMM Kaitieke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs M.A. Woolston (mother), Kaitieke, Raurimu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 February 1917 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      170 pounds AWMM
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      good health AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Manuka then transfer to Morea at Sydney and Mashobra at Bombay for Suez. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 June 1955 AWMM
    Age 59 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • I never had the privilege of getting to know my grandfather William. I wish to honour the contribution he and many other young men made so we could live our lives in peace.
    Public - Jan-Maree - Other Relative - 27 April 2015
  • William was my grandfather . I don't remember him as he died 3 months after I was born. But I have been told that he was a lovely kind man. Who will always be remembered.
    Public - susan lynette - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
  • William was my great grandfather who died the same year my mother was born so I never had an opportunity to know him but he leaves a legacy of family who will remember him.
    Public - Jason - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
  • i am his great grandchild he was a great man even if i did not know him.
    Public - victoria - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

Sources

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27 April 2015Jan-MareeAuckland New ZealandOther Relative
24 April 2015susan lynette auckland new zealandOther Relative
24 April 2015JasonAucklandOther Relative
23 April 2015victorianot tellingOther Relative
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