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Walter John Williamson

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Portrait of Walter John Williamson. FL20419809 Archives New Zealand. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Walter John Williamson. FL20419809 Archives New Zealand. Image may be subject to copyrig …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter John AWMM
  • Surname
    Williamson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 26/951 AWMM
    • WWII 301642 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 November 1895 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Williamson (mother), 71 Brown Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) AWMM
      London Gazette 16/08/1917; "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. After his platoon had gained their objectives and were digging in, he rallied 20 men of another unit, and attacked and silenced a hostile machine gun. He then led the party forward and drove off the enemy and dug in, setting a fine example by his vigourous actions and personal courage. AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 12 October 1915 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Mattress maker/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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 December 1986 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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

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