William Wilson WEBB

Regimental number12/478
Date of birth3 June 1892
Place of birthAuckland
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 11.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, Seth Webb, Cambridge, Waikato
Previous military serviceServedfor 8 months in D Company, 6th Hauraki Regiment; 2.5 years in 16th Waikato Regiment, Territorial Force.
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Place of enlistmentPaeroa
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateDied of disease 7 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No 8), Surrey, England
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Seth and Mary Webb, Cambridge
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805

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