William James AWMM
Also known as
- South African 4081 AWMM
- WWI 47502 AWMM
21 October 1877 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Onehunga
, Auckland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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WW1 Mrs Mary Farrell (wife), Middleton Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 9" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
195 lb AWMM
Embarked Wellington, 12 June 1917; disembarked England, 16 August 1917, and marched into Sling Camp.
Proceeded overseas to France, 26 October 1917; joined 1st Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 8 November 1917.
Attached to Australian Tunnellers, 7 December 1917; rejoined Bn from attachment, 19 January 1918.
Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 30 August 1918 (shrapnel wound, contusion, left wrist); transferred to 63rd Casualty Clearing Station, 1 September 1918; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 2 September 1918; to England, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 2 October 1918; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 4 November 1918
Commenced return to NZ from Liverpool on board SS 'Oxfordshire', 19 December 1918; discharged, 2 March 1919.
Total war service: 2 years 14 days (of which 1 year 236 days was abroad) 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
67: 29 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
- Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
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