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William Halbert

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/4 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Wil-liam Halbert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Halbert AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Wil-liam Halbert AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/4 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 June 1892 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    3 June 1892 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Manutuke, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Thomas Halbert Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Rakauroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Timber Contractor Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - NZ Archive's record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas Halbert (father), Manutuke, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1917 married Emmeline Young at Handsworth, West Bromwich, England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/4 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shepherd for Halbert & carroll, Rakauroa, Te Karaka, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs 4mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 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
    Jul 1915 wounded shoulder at Dardanelles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 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
    27 November 1964 Public Source
  • Date of death
    27 November 1964 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    72yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block 25; Plot 488; Warrant # 11026 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 25 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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25 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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