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William Alfred James Pothan

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 589 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 589 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Alfred James AWMM
  • Surname
    Pothan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/2702 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 24 Nelson Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A.J. Pothan (father), Market Street, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/2702 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 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Uncle William told me a story about his war service 1914/1918. Gallopli, he said that there was a truce at the end of the campaign for the Troops to evacuate to there Ships, he said they had to march a long way down the beach to meet the boats to take them to the Ships. He said both him and his brother Cecle were about the last in the line, but then the bloody Turks broke there promise not to fire and open fire on them, he said the Pothans were always fast runners and they were the first to the boats to get them off the beach. They both ended up in Desert and both got gassed.
    Public - John - Other Relative - 4 April 2015
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04 April 2015JohnNapier Other Relative

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