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William James Anderson

  • Service number
    WWI 11/651 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Wellington Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Trooper Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    William James AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/651 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 January 1880 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    23 Jan 1884 (actutally 1880) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military record & BMD NZ Record
  • Place of birth
    Lower Hutt, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of William James & Annie Anderson Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Greenhill Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farm Labourer in Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Probate Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • W.J. Anderson (father), Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • William Anderson (father), Strathmore, Manukau Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Wellington Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 11/651 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Vicotry Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    shepherd Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    1914 = 1917 = 30yrs; 1917 = 34yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military Record

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
    • July 1915 Wounded - invalided home Oct 1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military Record
    • 1918 suffering from Gastritis Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    75yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    19 October 1953 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 125, Warrant # 7408 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • 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
      Vol1: 15 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      74: 3 AWMM
    • HMNZT 6. Orari tatler : a souvenir of the voyage of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force from Wellington to Alexandria, Oct. 16th-Dec. 3rd, 1914. (1915). [Cairo, Egypt]: Whitehead, Morris and Co. (Egypt) Ltd. AWMM
    • The horse marines : a chronicle of their voyage on H.M.N.Z.T.98 T.S.S. Tofua, Nov. 13 to Dec. 21, 1917. Editor, Tpr. J.A. Kyd; sub-editor, Sgt. G.B. Young. AWMM
    • The kai-courier. Magazine of returning forces on board H.M.T. No. 230, 'Kaikoura'. Departing Suez on 6 March 1919. AWMM

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22 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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