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William Henry Gason

Portraits of William Henry Gason. Image courtesy of the  Unknown Warriors of the NZEF Facebook page/SCRoll Project, South Canterbury Museum. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portraits of William Henry Gason. Image courtesy of the Unknown Warriors of the NZEF Facebook page/ …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Gason AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/4248 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
    WW1 Mrs Rose Gason (mother), Temuka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/4248 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 Farmer/Civilian 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 Gason was the son of H. J. B. and Rose Gason, of Temuka; Timaru, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Brother of Alfred GASON. Uncle of Maurice, Doreen, Mary, Vincent, Beverley and Terry.

      Great Uncle of Maureen, Alison, Roseanne, Kathy, Erin, Phillipa, Graeme and Scott Baker. (Mary and Brian)

      Great Uncle of Leonie, Peter, Tony, Marie and Michelle GASON (Maurice and Bena)

      Great Uncle of Brian, Tracey and Katrina Burgess (Beverley and Barrie)

      Great Uncle of Bede, Suzanne, John, Patrick, Christine and Deborah Burgoyne. (Doreen and Patrick)

      Great Uncle of Karla, Craig, Melanie and Patrice GASON (Terry and Jill)

      (Vincent and Anne - no children) Public - Tracey - Other relative - 25 April 2017 - Family
    • Sister of Charlotte Gason later Charlotte (Lottie) Oliver and therefore Uncle to her son John Raymond Oliver and daughter Marion. William therfore would have been a Graet Uncle to Kevin Oliver (son of John raymond Oliver above) Public - Kevin John - Other relative - 11 October 2017 - Family history
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium 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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
11 October 2017Kevin JohnRangatikeiOther relative
25 April 2017TraceyChristchurch New ZealandOther relative
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