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William McGuinness

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 55), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 55), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    McGuinness AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 38565 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Nora McGuinness (sister), 26 Chapel Street, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 38565 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Tailor/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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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



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  • Memorial name

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  • He married Elsie Freny - who died 5th December 1979 - Willaim died the 2nd october 1979 - the children where - Brian, Jack, Owen, Peter, Joan and Allan - William and Elsie are buried in the Aramoho cemetrary Wanganui
    Public - Michael - Direct descendant - 25 April 2022
  • William McGuinness was my granfather - he lived his final years in Whanganui and ended up loosing both his legs to gangrene many years after the war - 1960's - he smoked cigars and had 6 children. he was a coal miner but due to injuires in the war he couldnt work in the mines so became a tailor.
    Public - MICHAEL - Direct descendant - 22 April 2021



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25 April 2022MichaelMelbourne AustraliaDirect descendant

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