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William Edward Cottier Bean

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Edward Cottier AWMM
  • Surname
    Bean AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25/163 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
    Edward Ridley Bean (father), Postmaster, Woodville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/163 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 Shepherd/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • William Bean was the son of Edward Ridley Bean and Ella Mabel Bean, of "Pukewhare," Hobson Street, New Plymouth. AWMM
    • Old Boy of Nelson College. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 28 April 2018 - Nelson College School List 1856-1924.

Death

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  • Death
    19 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France 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
    • Cite Bonjean (New Zealand) Memorial, Armentieres, Nord, France AWMM
    • Woodville War Memorial, Fountaine Square, Woodville, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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