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Willam Macleish Durant

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Willam Macleish AWMM
  • Surname
    Durant AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1223 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 25 City Road, Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.R. Durant (wife), 25 City Road, Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1223 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • William Durant was the husband of Mrs. J. R. Durant, of 25 City Rd., Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand. AWMM
    • "Mr. T. W. Durant, auctioneer, Nhill, has been notified officially that his eldest son, Lieutenant W. M. Durant, a member of the New Zealand forces, has been killed in action. Lieutenant Durant had a brilliant scholastic career. He qualified as civil engineer, mining engineer and associate of the school of mines. Prior to enlisting he ww sampling engineer for a group of
      mines in Western Australia" Public - Brian - Researcher - 3 June 2016 - The Age (Melbourne) :
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About death

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  • Death
    14 September 1916 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Point-du-Jour Military Cemetery, Athies, Pas de Calais, France AWMM I. A. 6. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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19 January 2017Sandra MacleishMILLSWOOD, SOUTH AUSTRALIADirect descendant
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