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William Henry Wilson

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 52), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 52), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 31033 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 January 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra CumberlandEngland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Wilson (mother), Main Street, Oxford, North Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 31033 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 Railway porter/Civilian 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      145 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Embarked Wellington, 19 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 28 March 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp.
      Marched out to Machine Gun Depot, Grantham, 2 May 1917.
      Proceeded overseas to France, 20 June 1917; posted to strength, No 1 Company, NZ Machine Gun Corps, in the field, 19 August 1917.
      Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 13 December 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin), and transferred same day to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance (Divisional Rest Station); to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 14 December 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 1 January 1918.
      Wounded in action, 30 March 1918 (gun shot, back, right side), and admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred to 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, Doullens, 31 March 1918; to 56th General Hospital, Etaples, 31 March 1918; to England, 4 April 1918, and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 14 September 1918.
      Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Briton', 24 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: no longer physically for for War Service on acount of wounds received in action), 26 February 1919.
      War service: 2 years 189 days (of which 2 years 11 days were abroad) AWMM
    • Left New Zealand in 1929, working as fireman on a ship, the Canadian Explorer, headed for Halifax. William was never heard from again. Public - Elizabeth - Other relative - 28 February 2017 - subscription website
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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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Sources

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28 February 2017ElizabethNew ZealandOther relative

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