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William Powell Nimot

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 541 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 541 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Powell AWMM
  • Surname
    Nimot AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2719 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 August 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra CartertonWellington Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Carterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs A. Nimot, sen. (mother), Carterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2719 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
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      150 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Enlisted with rank of private and posted to B Company, 6th Reinforcements, Trentham Camp, Upper Hutt, 20 April 1915. Proceeded overseas from Wellington on board HMNZT 'Willochra', 14 August 1915.
    Disembarked Suez, Egypt, 26 October 1915. Marched in and taken on strength Wellington Infantry Battalion, Moascar, 9 January 1916. Admitted to hospital (sick), 15 February 1916; discharged from hospital and rejoined unit, 21 February 1916.
    Proceeded from Alexandria, Egypt on board HMT 'Arcadian' to France, 6 April 1916; disembarked at Marseilles, France, 12 April 1916.
    Found guilty, 21 June 1916, of being absent without leave while on active service in the field from 9:00am to 2:55am, 20 June 1916: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
    Deserted to enemy, 29 June 1916;discharged as a deserter, 29 July 1916.
    Reported to be interned at Dulmen POW Camp, Westphalia, Germany, 30 August 1916.
    Ineligible to receive medals. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • 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: 541 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Harper, G., Clements, C., & Johns., R. (2019). For King and Other Countries: The New Zealanders Who Fought in Other Services in the First World War. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press. AWMM
      p. 208-9 AWMM


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30 January 2015Allan JamesRotoruaResearcher

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