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Full Name
William Black
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William
Surname
Black
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/280
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Alex Black senior (father), Marton, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Marton, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Limerick or Arawa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
58
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
2 October 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
B. XVI. 2.
Biographical Notes
William Black was the son of Mr and Mrs Alex Black of Spring Creek, Marton
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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