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Full Name
William Anderson
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
William
Surname
Anderson
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
80719
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Purser
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Anderson (mother), 2 Yale Road, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
42nd Reinforcements C Company
Embarkation Date
1 August 1918
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
HMNZT 109
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
London, England
Nominal Roll Number
88
Page on Nominal Roll
10
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade (Reserve)
Place of Death
United Kingdom
Date of Death
31 October 1918
Age at Death
20
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Cannock Chase War Cemetery, Staffordshire, England
Grave Reference
1. A. 6.
Biographical Notes
William Anderson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Anderson, of 2, Yale Rd., Wellington, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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