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William Campbell Espie

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Campbell AWMM
  • Surname
    Espie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 9/924 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Victoria Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Espie (brother), Yorks Plain, Tasmania, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/924 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • William Espie was the brother of John H. K. Espie, of York Plains, Tasmania, Australia. AWMM
    • William Campbell Espie was the eldest son of John Edward Espie ( 1829 -1896 d.Oatlands, Tasmania) and Anne Brock. He was born in Brighton, Tasmania on 1 Jul 1879. Three ESPIE brothers settled in Tasmania in the early 1820s forming a firm "Robert, George and John Espie" with the most influential being a Naval Surgeon Robert Espie. Anne Brock's parents were colourful 'Vandemonian' Royalty. Public - HELEN - Researcher - 9 January 2017 - Tasmanian newspapers especially the HOBART MERCURY
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium 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
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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09 January 2017HELENAustraliaResearcher
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