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Full Name
William John Maker
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William John
Surname
Maker
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
9/1332
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Maker (mother), care of Prince Bell, Clyde Street, Balclutha, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Balclutha, New Zealand
Military District
Otago
Body on Embarkation
6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Special Squadrons
Embarkation Date
14 August 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
478
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Machine Gun Corps, No. 1 Company
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
4 October 1917
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference
N.Z. Apse, Panel 9.
Biographical Notes
William Maker was the son of William and Margaret Maker, of Barr St., Balclutha, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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