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William Kemp Ridgway

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Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Kemp AWMM
  • Surname
    Ridgway AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ridgeway AWMM
  • Service number
    8/90 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 Clyde, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas G. Ridgway, 46 Elmbourne Road, Tooting Common, London, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8/90 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand 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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of broncho pneumonia following influenza AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private Ridgway was the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Ridgway, of 94, St. Mary's Mansions, Paddington, London, England. He is incorrectly listed on Commonwealth War Graves as having died in 1916 when in fact he died during the Influenza Epidemic whilst at Featherston Camp.

    Name spelled incorrectly in the newspaper 1918 as Ridgeway AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 November 1918 AWMM
    FeatherstonWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM Grave 637 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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