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William Kittelty

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Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Ref: W0414, 1929.332, F016). Soldier's records were identified by Margaret Nash of the Panmure Branch of NZSG. This image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Kittelty AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/25 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1885 AWMM GreymouthWestland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM William Street, Greymouth, Westland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Kittelty (mother), Eglinton Avenue, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/25 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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 Builder/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded 27 April 1915 in right forearm and fingers during the Battle of the Landing, Kittelty spent 5 weeks in hospital before returning to the front AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Kittelty was the son of Esther Kittelty, of 76, Prospect Terrace, Mount Eden, Auckland, and the late William Kittelty. Native of Greymouth.

    He was killed in the charge at the Pinnacle during the August Offensive.

    Kittelty's sister, 22/136 Eliza Jane Kittelty, NZANS (on HS Maheno) also served in WW1. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • To William Lesley Kittelty who lost his life at the Battle of Chunuk Baire on the 8th August 1915. You were laid to rest in a foreign land, a long way from your home, but you are still remembered. Forever grateful for your sacrifice.
    Public - Claire - Other Relative - 15 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 398 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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15 April 2015ClaireSydney AustraliaOther Relative
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