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William Smith

  • Service number
    WWI 20734 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 8th Reinforcements NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20734 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    • 2 June 1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
    • Actual is 2 June 1900 - lied at age of enlistment Public - Charles - Direct descendant - 30 August 2018 - Family files
  • Place of birth
    • Nuhaka, Hawke’s Bay Public - Charles - Direct descendant - 30 August 2018 - Family papers
    • Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    • son of Matawhaua Smith of Te Arai Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
    • Son of Matawhiua Ropitini Public - Charles - Direct descendant - 30 August 2018 - Whakapopa charts
  • Address before enlistment
    Morningside, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Matawhaua Smith (father), Te Arai, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • Matawhiua Ropitini (Father) of Nuhaka, Hawke’s Bay Public - Charles - Direct descendant - 30 August 2018 - Whakahono-a-Rohe charts
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 8th Reinforcements NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 20734 AWMM
  • Military service
    1917-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    • 16 June 1916 at Narrow Neck, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    21yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 December 2015 - Military Record

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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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
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7819477
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 40 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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30 August 2018CharlesHastings, New ZealandDirect descendant
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