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Full Name
William Lewis Illingworth
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William Lewis
Surname
Illingworth
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
24/2010
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Australia
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
Mrs O. Illingworth (mother), Heathcote Valley, Christchurch, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
4th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date
4 March 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Footnotes
Born in Australia.
Nominal Roll Number
26
Page on Nominal Roll
32
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
13 August 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord, France
Grave Reference
I. W. 15.
Biographical Notes
William Illingworth was the son of Mrs. S. J. Illingworth, of Martindale Rd., Heathcote Valley, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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