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Agnes Williams

  • Service number
    WWI 22/49 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Wood AWMM
    • Peggy AWMM
    • Woods AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Army Nursing Service Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sister AWMM
  • War
Notable Events in Nursing History - The First Fifty Nurses sent with the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces [April 1915]. Archives New Zealand R13235489. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Notable Events in Nursing History - The First Fifty Nurses sent with the New Zealand Expeditionary F …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Agnes AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Wood AWMM
    • Peggy AWMM
    • Woods AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/49 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    20 December 1882 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Hastings, H.B., NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    daughter of George WILLIAMS & Emma Annie nee' FOARD Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of Mrs W. G. Owen, Owen's Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Matron at the Cairnsmore Hospital, Invercargill Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Walter G. Owen, Owen's Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 8 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1917 married Lieutenant WOOD in England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian & Egyptian EF & No 1 NZ Gen Hospital at Brockenhurst Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Army Nursing Service Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 22/49 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Nurse Training was done at the Gisborne Hospital Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
    • 6 April 1915 at Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Nurse Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    33yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Military record & Research

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
    WW1 1 May 1917 AWMM
    Posted to Retired List AWMM
    Sister AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married name Woods AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    24 September 1948 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Hastings District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    65yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Hastings District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Havelock North, H.B., NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Hastings District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Havelock North Cemetery, Hawke's Bay, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Hastings District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot B12; Reference RSB12 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 June 2016 - Hastings District Council's Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM
    • New Zealand Gazette AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 780 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Colin M. Gordon Album (1915-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-ALB-376. AWMM
    • Unknown, photographer (1915-1916). [Agnes (Peggy) Williams photograph album]. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-2017-2-3. 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. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

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28 November 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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