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William Irwin

  • Service number
    WWI 9/1639 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Bill Irwin (aka William Gustafson) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - http://www.geni.com/people/William-Bill-Irwin-nee-Gustafson/6000000015531516097
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Otago Mounted Rifles D Squad & NZ Field Artillery Brigade Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 359 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 359 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Gunner Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Irwin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill Irwin (aka William Gustafson) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - http://www.geni.com/people/William-Bill-Irwin-nee-Gustafson/6000000015531516097
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1639 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 September 1879 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra CartertonWellington Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
    11 September 1879 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Carterton, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Carl Gustafson & Jensine Bastrup Sørensen who emigrated from Sweden Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Orui, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Clara Collins (sister), 11 Douglas Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • married Terewai who died 1926
      1927 married Ada Maria Wharekino Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egypt, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Otago Mounted Rifles D Squad & NZ Field Artillery Brigade Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1639 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Tinui Rifle Corps & Wairarapa Native Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 AWMM
    • 24 Aug 1915 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    36 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      154 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Gunner Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Transferred to NZ Field Artillery, Ismailia, 11 March 1916, and posted to 15th Battery.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1916.
    On leave to Paris, 27 January 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 7 February 1918.
    On leave, 17 August 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 4 September 1918.
    Detached to United Kingdom, 28 January 1919; marched into Sling Camp, 3 February 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Southampton on board HT 'Willochra', 8 March 1919; discharged, 13 May 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 263 days (of which 3 years 154 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    22 June 1953 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Opotiki Cemeteries Records
  • Age at death
    77 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Opotiki Cemeteries Records
  • Place of death
    Opotiki, BOP, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Opotiki Cemeteries Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Opotiki Cemetery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Opotiki Cemeteries Records
  • Grave reference
    Grave No/Sec: 31 Soldiers Mem Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 September 2015 - Opotiki Cemeteries Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 359 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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04 September 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
24 April 2015DaleOpotikiOther Relative
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