Māori › William John Dwight Born 13 July 1876 - Died 21 September 1916 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 8/3894 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Corporal/Military AWMM Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, D Company AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 26), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam John AWMM SurnameDwight AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 8/3894 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth13 July 1876 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs Amy Dwight (wife), 5 Grange Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 8/3894 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Tally clerk/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 04 Mar 1916-8 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 47 or HMNZT 48 AWMM Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM Sergeant AWMM 10th Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company AWMM New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Corporal/Military AWMM Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, D Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Dwight was the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Dwight, of 81 Barbour St., Christchurch, New Zealand; husband of Amy Dwight, of 66 Kenmure Rd., Belleknowes, Mornington, Dunedin. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death21 September 1916 AWMM Age 40 AWMM Somme, Northern France AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM Roll of Honour Remember William John Dwight by laying a poppy. Charles Theodore Dwight Harold Clarke Dwight William John Dwight Alexander Augustus Dwyer Brian John Dwyer Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William John Dwight Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20999557 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/1463138/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1463138 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 26: 16 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 01 September 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.