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William George Martin Emmins

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Half portrait of Gunner William George Martin Emmins with the New Zealand Field Artillery (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1917). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-E3114. No known copyright.

Half portrait of Gunner William George Martin Emmins with the New Zealand Field Artillery (Photograp …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William George Martin AWMM
  • Surname
    Emmins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 21234 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 May 1883 AWMM TakakaTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G.C. Emmins (father), 174 Balmoral Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 20 August 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 21234 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 2 May 1916 AWMM Cabinet Maker/Civilian 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
    20 June 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Emmins was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Charles Emmins, of 174 Balmoral Rd., Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
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  • 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
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, St Alban's, Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      38: 22 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
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