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William Te Koeti Bannister

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Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 34 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Te Koeti AWMM
  • Surname
    Bannister AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Koeti Bannister AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 46870 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 August 1888 Military personnel file Bruce BayWestland Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 5 February 1917 AWMM Bruce Bay, South Westland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Eva Paurini Bannister (wife), Bruce Bay, South Westland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married/WWI AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • 1916 AWMMHeight, WWI AWMM
      6 foot AWMM
    • 1916 AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM
      14 stone AWMM
    • Oct 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Wounded shoulder and arms, admitted AWMM
    • 18 October 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Admitted NZGH, Brockenhurst AWMM
    • 24 December 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Invalided to NZ on the HS Maheno AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 13 May 1918 AWMM
    No longer physically fit for war service on account of wounds received in action AWMM
    Rifleman Military personnel file
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade Military personnel file

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Sarah and John William Bannister. Husband of Eva (nee Paurini), married November 1914. Father of John William (born 1915) and Eva born October 1917.

    Attested at Hokitika 26 December 1916. Marched into Camp 5 February 1917.

    During WW2 he was appointed Platoon Commander with rank as Lieutenant with the Home Guard, No 9A Area, Hokitika Battalion.

    Named William Koeti on the service record and marriage register. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 July 1966 Military personnel file
    Age 79 AWMM
    MahitahiWest Coast Military personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hokitika Cemetery, Seaview, Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand AWMM RSA No 2, Plot 56 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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