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William Joseph Hollis

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Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyright restrictions

Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyrigh …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Hollis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/760 AWMM
    • WWI 11/760A AWMM
    • WWI 11/760A 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 Avenue, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Joseph Hollis, jun. (father), 4 Girton Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/760 AWMM
    • WWI 11/760A AWMM
    • WWI 11/760A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) Twice AWMM
    Mentioned in Despatches - London Gazette, 6 July 1917, p6774: For gallant and distinguished conduct in the field or for other valuable services. General A J Murray's despatch dated 1 March 1917. (Commander in Chief, Egyptian Expeditionary Force) Mentioned in Despatches - London Gazette, 16 January 1918, p937: For services in connection with the reconnaissance of Sana Redoubt AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lieutenant Hollis was the son of Joseph and Isobel Hollis (nee Dixon) and husband of Kathleen A Hollis of Simla Crescent, Khandallah, Wellington

    Also served in Egypt

    Serial Number appears as 13/760 in Nominal Rolls, as 11/760 in Archives New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM 689 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 337 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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