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William Roland Graham

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  • Service number
    • WWI 11/1765 AWMM
    • WWII 2/24/40 AWMM
    • WWII: 2/22/40 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Wellington Mounted Rifles; WWII: No 4 Sqdn Independent Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    William Roland AWMM
  • Surname
    Graham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/1765 AWMM
    • WWII 2/24/40 AWMM
    • WWII: 2/22/40 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 November 1891 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    25 Nov 1889 (actually born 1891) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record & (BMD NZ Records)
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of William & Helen (Ellen) Mary Graham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ormond, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Graham (father), Ngakoroa, Ormond, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1921 married Dora Margaret ORR Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Wellington Mounted Rifles; WWII: No 4 Sqdn Independent Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/1765 AWMM
    • WWII 2/24/40 AWMM
    • WWII: 2/22/40 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Military service
    1915-1919 & 1940-1942 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star
      Biritish War & Victory Medals
      Military Medal (MM) awarded 1917 for acts of Gallantry in the field Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record
    • 1939-1945 War Medal
      NZ War Service Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    A Squad 9th Rgt East Caost Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
    • 12 July 1915 at Palmerston North
      WWII: 29 Oct 1940 at Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shepherd Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    24yrs; WWII: 49yrs 11mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    W.O.2. (Warrant Officer 2) & T/S.S.M Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 February 2016 - Military record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 July 1994 Public Source
  • Date of death
    7 July 1994 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    103 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block: 27; Plot:25; Warrant #24953 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 July 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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17 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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