Alfred William AWMM
Also known as
WWI 48173 AWMM
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 6" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
150 lb AWMM
War service: embarked Wellington, 26 April 1917; admitted to ship's hospital, 23 May 1917 (cold); discharged from hospital, 27 May 1917. Admitted to ship's hospital, 4 June 1917; discharged from hospital, 12 June 1917. Admitted to ship's hospital, 10 July 1917 (influenza); discharged from hospital, 12 July 1917. Disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917, and marched in to Sling Camp.
Classified 'Unfit' and placed on NZ Roll; marched in to NZ Discharge Depot, Torquay, 20 August 1917.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board 'Remuera', 27 August 1917.
Embarked Wellington, 10 July 1918; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 September 1918; marched in to Camp Sling and attached to Reserve Brigade.
Marched in to NZ Discharge Depot, Torquay, 15 October 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board 'Ayrshire' as Medical Orderly, 6 November 1918; found guilty by Field General Court Martial, on board ship, 16 December 1918, of neglect to the prejudice of good order and Military Discipline: forfeited 8 days' full pay; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active Service), 13 May 1919.
Total war service: 1 year 319 days (of which 362 days were abroad)
Medal: British War Medal
Parents: William and Louie Cook (both b. New Zealand) AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
62: 19 AWMM
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
86: 3 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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