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William Matthew Faulls

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 26 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Matthew AWMM
  • Surname
    Faulls AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Mathew AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/174 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Faulls (mother), Walters Road, Marshlands, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/174 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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 Faulls was the son of Bridget Mary Faulls, of 31 Walters Rd., Marshlands, North Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France 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



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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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  • Correction to my earlier comment, this is my Great Uncle through my Fathers Father
    Public - Jenny - Other relative - 4 February 2023
  • This is my Great Great Uncle through my Paternal Grandfather
    Public - Jenny - Other relative - 11 November 2018
  • Visited Great Uncle Bill in 2017 at Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, a very sobering place of peace & calm. Lest We Forget.
    Public - Kay - Direct descendant - 20 April 2018
  • Will be visiting Uncle Bill in September 2017, 101 years after his death in France. My father was named after this man who never came home.
    Public - Kay - Direct descendant - 2 July 2017



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
11 May 2024KayWanaka NewZealandDirect descendant
22 May 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
04 February 2023JennyAucklandOther relative
29 April 2018KayChch NZDirect descendant

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