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William Arthur Eggleston

Portrait, Roll of Honour, New Zealand Casualties. The Star, Thursday 6 June 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Roll of Honour, New Zealand Casualties. The Star, Thursday 6 June 1918 - No known copyrigh …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Eggleston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 44101 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 April 1887 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Annie Margaret Eggleston (wife), 7 Queen Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married/WWI AWMM
    Annie Margaret Henry - Oxford Canterbury on the 13th February 1917 AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 44101 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 Labourer/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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Wounded in Bellevue Spur battle on 11 or 12 October. G.S.W Right Leg with fracture of fibula. AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 9 November 1918 AWMM Rifleman AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Three brothers served in WW1 Thomas (Tom) Edward Eggleston (62945); William Arthur Eggleston (44101) and Robert (Bert) Henry Eggleston (27250). Bert and William were both injured in the Bellevue Spur battle on October 11 and 12. Their younger brother Tom Eggleston is a prisoner of war in Germany having been captured by the enemy with a large number of the Entrenching Battalion in April. (The Star, Issue 12337, 6th June 1918).

    Returned to New Zealand per the HMHS Marama at Marseilles 31st July 1918, discharged on account of no longer being physically fit for war service on account of wounds recieved in action. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    29 August 1968 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato 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



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  • External links
  • References
    • The Christchurch Star AWMM
      The Star (Issue 12337, 6th June 1918). AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      57: 29 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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