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William John Pritchard Guiness

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HMNZT 31 - Tahiti Magazine. [1915]. [Troops on board H.M.N.Z.T. No. 31, Tahiti] [On board ship].

HMNZT 31 - Tahiti Magazine. [1915]. [Troops on board H.M.N.Z.T. No. 31, Tahiti] [On board ship].

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John Pritchard AWMM
  • Surname
    Guiness AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 24/1267 AWMM
    • WWI 0/12 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 September 1874 AWMM Little RakaiaCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Frankton Junction, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 E.J. Guiness (brother), Railway, Buildings, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 24/1267 AWMM
    • WWI 0/12 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 Railway employee AWMM
    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 wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. J. Guiness, of Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 November 1916 AWMM
    Age 41 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Estaires Communal Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM III. K. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Railway Station, Te Taou Crescent, Auckland 1010. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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