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William George Cheshire

1/4 portrait of Driver William George Cheshire, Reg No 10440, of the New Zealand Army Service Corps (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, ). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-C226. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William George AWMM
  • Surname
    Cheshire AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 10440 AWMM
    • WWII 423498 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Military Personnel File

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    28 December 1894 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of birth
    England Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    31 Albany Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Post war occupation
    Miner & Storeman Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Cheshire (mother), 3 Albany Road, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Storeman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    24 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Military Personnel 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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • William George CHESHIRE was the son of George & Jane CHESHIRE (nee Parsons) from Ponsonby, Auckland. They had three sons – James Henry (1890), William George (b1894) and Harold Thomas (b1896). They were born in England.

      Two sons enlisted with the NZEF - James Henry (68233) and William George (10440).

      In 1939, William George married Eset Annie DAVIDSON. They had one son - Jim. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Waipu, Museum, Military Personnel File, Papers Past Online
    • In 1946, they were living at 3 Runnell St., Ponsonby, Auckland. He was working as a grocer and employed by L D Nathan & Co. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Military Personnel File
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    6 April 1983 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Age at death
    90 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of death
    Whangarei Hospital Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waipu Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Grave reference
    RSA Section Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Obituary
    Cheshire, William George (Pop) (Regtl Nos 10440 & 413498, Vet WW1 & WW2) on April 6, 1983 (after a short illness) at Whangarei Hospital (late of Saorsa Village, Waipu). Dearly Loved husband of Essie, loved father Jim & Joan (Ruakaka), loved grandfather of Rhonda & Ian (Auckland) and great-grandfather of Michael, Tiffany & Derek; in his 91st year. At rest. A service will be held at the graveside, Waipu Cemetery, Cove Rd, Waipu, at 1.30pm tomorrow, Friday. In lieu of flowers donations may be made direct to the St John Ambulance Brigade, P O Box 44, Marsden, Ruakaka. All communications to J Cheshire, R.D.1, Ruakaka. Morris & Morris Funeral Directors. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 3 September 2018 - Waipu Museum
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