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William Earley

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Earley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1231 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 March 1884 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra New PlymouthTaranaki Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Manunui, King-country, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H. Earley, Carpenter, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1231 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
  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      156 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert and Esther Earley, of Manunui Taumarunui, Main Trunk, Hamilton.

    Reported missing, Dardanelles, 8 May 1915.
    Note on file, 10 October 1915: 'Reports body of above man was buried by the Howe Battalion R.[oyal] N.[aval] Division. (Pay book & effects found on body.)'

    Parents: Robert and Esther Earley, Manunui, Taumarunui, Main Trunk, Hamilton AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    Daisy PatchGallipoli AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

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
      Page No: 207 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
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