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Full Name: William Redmund Honey
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): William Redmund
Surname: Honey
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 49543
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Goldminer
Next of Kin: Mrs G.A. Honey (wife), Kokiri, via Greymouth, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 27th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Embarkation Date: 12 June 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 87
Vessel: Tahiti
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 67
Page on Nominal Roll: 18
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 5 April 1918
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Serre Road Cemetery No 1, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference: II. B. 8.
Biographical Notes: William Honey was the husband of G. A. Honey, of 48 Fitzgerald Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand.
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: http://www.cwgc.org
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