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Full Name
William Joseph Labrum
Rank Last Held
Gunner
Forename(s)
William Joseph
Surname
Labrum
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/1601
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Miss Ethel May Portland (friend), Walton, Rotorua Line, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Walton, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll
401
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Field Artillery
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
2 December 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Addolorata Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
E. EA. A. 681.
Biographical Notes
William Labrum was the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Labrum, of Huntly, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
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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