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William Thompson Churchward

Borough of Blenheim Great War Roll of Honour. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Thompson AWMM
  • Surname
    Churchward AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 33143 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 August 1882 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Lucy K. Churchward (wife), The Moorings, Springlands, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 33143 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Solicitor/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      130 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wounded in action, 26 March 1918 (gun shot wound, right chest). Transferred from 3rd London General Hospital to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 11 April 1918.
    Struck off the strength of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, with effect from 13 August 1919, and absorbed into the 12th (Nelson and Marlborough) Regiment, Territorial Force, with the rank of Lieutenant.
    NOTE - History sheet, casualty sheet and other documents missing from file held at Archives New Zealand. AWMM
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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Borough of Blenheim Roll of Honour, Marlborough Museum. 26 Arthur Baker Pl, Redwoodtown, Blenheim 7201 AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      67: 14 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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