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William Palmer

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  • Service number
    • WWI 13/528 AWMM
    • 812054 Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - NZDF Records
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Army Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - NZDF Records
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant Major AWMM
  • War
William Palmer among Auckland Mounted Rifles in Palestine - No known copyright restrictions

William Palmer among Auckland Mounted Rifles in Palestine - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Palmer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/528 AWMM
    • 812054 Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - NZDF Records
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1 June 1889 Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    England Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 145 Hobson Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 W.J. Palmer (father), 115 Borely Street, Leicester, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Army Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - NZDF Records
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/528 AWMM
    • 812054 Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - NZDF Records
  • Military service
    • Home Guard Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - NZDF Records
    • Auckland Mounted Rifles Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      Regimental Sergeant-Major W. Palmer, wounded on November 18 in Palestine, is the son of Mr. W. Palmer, of Leicester, England. He left New Zealand with the Main Body, with the Auckland Mounted Rifles. He has been awarded the Military Cross. (Auckland Weekly News, 29 November 1917, p. 20) AWMM
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      London Gazette 04/06/1917 AWMM
    • CITATION
      Military Cross
      Gazetted 4 June 1917, p5486.
      For distinguished Service in the field during the second attack on Gaza 4 April 1917.

      Mention in Despatches
      Gazetted 6 July 1917, p6774.
      For gallant and distinguished conduct in the field. General AJ Murray, 1 March 1917. Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - NZDF Files
    • AWARDS
      Military Cross
      1914-15 Star
      British War Medal
      Victory Medal, with Mention in Despatches
      War Service Medal 1939-45
      New Zealand War Medal Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - Military Files

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Professional Boxer Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - Military Record
  • 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Wounded in Palestine on 18 November 1917. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 June 1966 AWMM
  • Date of death
    17 June 1966 Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - Death Records
  • Age at death
    77 Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - Death Records
  • Place of death
    Waerenga, New Zealand Public - Mike - Researcher - 29 June 2015 - Death Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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29 June 2015MikeMatamataResearcher

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