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William Joseph D'Ath

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    D'Ath AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24/1365 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 October 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Manakau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Joseph H. D'Ath (father), Manakau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24/1365 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
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  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      160 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William D'Ath was the son of Joseph H. and I. M. D'Ath, of Manakau, Manawatu Line, New Zealand.

    Disembarked Suez, 20 December 1915, and admitted same day to NZ General Hospital, Abbassia (bruised back and shoulder); discharged to Aotea Convalescent Home, Heliopolis, 31 December 1915; discharged to Base Details, Zeitoun, 10 January 1916.
    Arrived at 2nd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, Ismailia, 6 February 1916; transferred to Machine Gun Section, 18 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria for France, 6 April 1916.
    Admitted to 7th General Hospital, St Omer, 26 June 1916 (measles); transferred to 4th Stationary Hospital, 14 July 1916 (otitis media, bronchitis); discharged to unit, in the field, 28 July 1916.
    Reported wounded in action, 15 September 1916; subsequently confirmed killed in action, 15 September 1916; buried 3 miles NW of Combles.

    Parents: Joseph H. and I.M. D'Ath, Manakau, Manawatu Line AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers, Somme, France AWMM II. D. 29. AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 174 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM