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William Henry Alsweiler

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News, WW1 wounded - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News, WW1 wounded - No known copyright restrictions


Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 February 1893 AWMM MelbourneVictoria AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 12 August 1914 AWMM 13 Elles Road, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 4 September 1939 AWMM 27 Dacre Street, Newton , Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Jane Alsweiler (mother), 68 Elles Road, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs A. Alsweiler (wife), 27 Dacre Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 1 child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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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 8.5 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Shrapnel wound in right leg, admitted to E.A. Hospital, Cairo, 23 August 1915 AWMM
    • Medical, Unknown Period AWMM
      Chronic rheumatism AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • NOK details WW1 changed from father (Louis) to mother (Jane. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 February 1981 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Anglican Division K Row 4, Plot 12 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Will be thinking of you and honouring your contribution to WW1 and Gallipoli tomorrow when we attend the ANZAC Day Service at Westminster Abbey in London, and the Dawn Service at the NZ Memorial - Hyde Park Corner. Your Great-Grandaughter Claudine Crabtree (nee Otene) and husband Nick Crabtree, and Great-Great Grandchildren Sam and Ben Crabtree.
    Public - Claudine - Other Relative - 25 April 2015



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28 July 2018AllanRotoruaResearcher
25 April 2015ClaudineBishops Waltham, United KingdomOther Relative

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