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William Roy Askew

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Portrait of William Roy Askew, date unknown. Kete Tasman, Tasman District Libraries. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Roy AWMM
  • Surname
    Askew AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Roy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40175 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 August 1893 AWMM RiwakaTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
    11 August 1893 Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - Military personnel file
  • Place of birth
    Riwaka Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 September 2017 - Military personnel file
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W.D. Askew (mother), Riwaka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40175 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 Unknown AWMM Plumber 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 Askew was the son of William and Frances Askew, of Riwaka, Nelson, New Zealand.

    Named Roy on the Riwaka memorial AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    HavrincourtFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM VII. C. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Riwaka Memorial Reserve, corner of State Highway 60 and School Road, Riwaka, Tasman District AWMM

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Sources

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