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Walter Kingsford Hounsell

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Kingsford AWMM
  • Surname
    Hounsell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/1746 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    16 May 1894 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Military File
  • Place of birth
    Nelson Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Military File
  • Birth notes
    Son of Frederick Henry Hounsell - of Devonport, Auclkand. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Military File
  • Address before enlistment
    Devonport, Auckland. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Military File
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    F.H. Hounsell (father), 68 Calliope Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/1746 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 Chemist/Civilian AWMM
    • 23 September 1915 at Palmerston North, Manawatu Region. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Military File
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    21 years Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Military File

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served Egypt (1916); France & Belgium (1916-1918).
    Returned to New Zealand aboard SS 'Ruapehu' - departing Plymouth UK 7 May 1919.
    Discharged from NZEF 11 November 1919.
    Remembered at his birth place - of Nelson - on the World War 1 'Wall of Remembrance' at Founders Park, Nelson City - which remembers the names of 3600+ Nelson & Districts born service men and women who served in World War 1. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Military File & Research
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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

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Contributors

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16 November 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher
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