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Wilfred Dawson Webster

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 765 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 765 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilfred Dawson AWMM
  • Surname
    Webster AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2357 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1886 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Fulford Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 W.D. Webster (father), New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2357 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

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • The Auckland Museum Library manuscripts collection contains a postcard (MS 1061, folder 2, envelope 4) featuring an autographed photograph of Webster from Hornchurch, England, dated 11 May 1916.

      Webster's son, also named Wilfred Dawson Webster (NZ413524), was killed whilst taking part in a bombing mission in the Mediterranean during World War II. AWMM
    • Pte Wilfred Webster was one of 760 men of the Wellington Battalion who went into the line in Chunuk Bair in the early hours of the morning of 8 August. By the evening, only 70 were still standing. Wilfred was shot in the head but was miraculously found alive amongst the dead by a burial party. He was rushed to the aid station and treated before being evacuated with the others after the Battalion was relieved. Public - Crispin - Other relative - 8 August 2018 - Family oral history
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 September 1928 AWMM
    Age 42 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Area 9, Block B, Row 9, Plot 15 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 765 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

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08 August 2018CrispinMuscat, Sultanate of OmanOther relative

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