Private

William Taylor Helliwell

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Husband of Mrs. H. R. Helliwell, of "Lyndhurst," Taumaha Rd., Edendale, Auckland.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

A notice in the Rossendale Free Press (UK) dated 8th September 1917 records the death of Pte W.J. Halliwell, Rawtenstall, of the New Zealand Engineers. A further notice in the Rossendale Free Press dated 5th January 1918 corrects the detail and repeats the death of Pte W. T. Helliwell, Rawtenstall. Age and Unit are not recorded. The Rawtenstall Municipal War Memorial records in stone "Pte W. T. Halliwell - 26 June 1917". ... Read More

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
26407
Forenames: 
William Taylor
Surname: 
Helliwell
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Mrs H.R. Helliwell (wife), care of Mrs Turner, The Grove, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment: 
Carpenter
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
New Zealand Machine Gun Corps, 1 Company

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
26 June 1917
Day of Death:
Tuesday
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
26 July 1916
Transport:

HMNZT 59
HMNZT 60
Vessel:
Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Destination:
Devonport, England

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
VI. C. 3.
Cemetery Location: 
Belgium
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