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William Banwell

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 32 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 32 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Banwell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/2530 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Oct 1882 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 582 Castle Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Frances Mary Banwell (wife), 149 Castle Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 4 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Battle of the Somme AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/2530 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 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    OtagoNew Zealand 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Banwell was the son of Charles and Mary Banwell, of Richardson St., Dunedin; husband of Frances Mary Banwell, of 28, Helena St., South Dunedin, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 June 1917 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
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand communication trench: newsletter of the New Zealand branch, Western Front Association AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 32 AWMM
    • New Zealand communication trench: newsletter of the New Zealand branch, Western Front Association AWMM
      New Zealand communication trench. 2011 February p. 8-9 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
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