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Full Name
William Hugh Meates
Forename(s)
William Hugh
Surname
Meates
Also Known As
Bill
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
7/2077
First Known Rank
Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment
Bushman
Next of Kin
W.A. Meates (father), Eldon Street, Greymouth, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
9th Reinforcements Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron
Embarkation Date
8 January 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
21
Page on Nominal Roll
9
Biographical Notes
Husband of Ellie; father of Jim (served in Korea and Malaysia); Patsy, Bill (448357) and Kevin
Archives NZ source
Further References
New Zealand Herald, 21 April 2002. Obituary for his son Jim Meates
Sources Used
Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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