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William Torrance

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 731 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 731 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Torrance AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 17/201 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 Carlton, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Torrance (mother), Dawson Street, Reefton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 17/201 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 WellingtonNew 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Torrance was the son of Thomas and Agnes Torrance, of Cromwell, New Zealand. Born at Bannockburn, Otago. Served in Egypt, 1915-16, and on the Western Front, 1916-17. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 January 1920 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cromwell Cemetery, Cromwell, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Roll of Honour. (1923). Wellington, N.Z.: Ministry of Defence. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 731 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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