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Full Name: William Mangos
Rank Last Held: Rifleman
Forename(s): William
Surname: Mangos
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 44130
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment: Bridge builder
Next of Kin: Mrs M. Mangos (mother), Post-office, Lyell, Westport, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: Reinforcements G Company
Embarkation Date: 14 March 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 79
Vessel: Ruapehu
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 57
Page on Nominal Roll: 30
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death: Belgium
Date of Death: 26 August 1917
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord, France
Grave Reference: I. Z. 43.
Biographical Notes: William Mangos was the son of Mrs. M. A. Mangos, of Church St., Timaru, New Zealand.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Additional Information: Died of wounds accidentally received
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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