Rifleman

William Wills

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Wills, of North Rd., Gladstone, Invercargill, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

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Personal Tributes:

Due to family dislocation I was not aware of the exact location of my now deceased father's eldest brother's gravesite. He was killed in action in Belgium during WW1. Thanks to this project I have now found the site without difficulty and can pay my respects on behalf of my father and my family. ... Read More

Casualty

Service Number: 
29957
Name:
William Wills
Rank: 
Rifleman
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
William Wills (father), Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment: 
Stock agent
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
3 New Zealand (Rifle) Brigade, 4 Battalion

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
14 June 1917
Day of Death:
Thursday
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
11 October 1916
Transport:
HMNZT 67
Vessel:
Tofua
Destination:
Plymouth, England

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

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
V. C. 9.
Cemetery Location: 
Belgium
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