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William Valentine Worth

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 19 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 19 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Valentine AWMM
  • Surname
    Worth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/934 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 August 1888 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AratapuNew Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.H. Worth (father), Helensville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/934 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Accountant/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      154 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Disembarked Suez, 15 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 7 April 1916.
    Promoted Corporal, 16 May 1916.
    Appointed Lance Sergeant, 10 September 1916.
    Wounded in action, 15 September 1916 (gun shot wound, right leg and foot); admitted to No 2 Field Ambulance, 16 September 1916; transferred to England, 22 September 1916, and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 23 September 1916; transferred to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 14 December 1916.
    Transferred to NZ Light Railways Operating Section, 5 February 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 24 February 1917.
    Promoted Sergeant, in the field, 24 March 1917.
    Awarded Military Medal.
    Transferred to 24th General Hospital (synovitis, left knee); total period of treatment for venereal disease: 19 days; transferred to England, 28 December 1917, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 30 December 1917; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 23 January 1918.
    Posted to No 5 Officer Cadet Bn, Trinity College, Cambridge, 5 July 1918; withdrawn from OTC at own request, 15 July 1918.
    Admitted to Cherryhinton Military Hospital, Cambridge, 13 July 1918 (gonorrhoea); discharged, 5 August 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Corinthic', 9 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 21 October 1919.
    War service: 4 years 10 days (of which 3 years 231 days were abroad)
    Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 19 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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