CRAIGHEAD, William Patrick
(Service number 3/3490)

First Rank corporal Last Rank


Date 11 December 1896 Place of Birth Lake Tekapo

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Medical Student
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status single
Next of Kin Mrs Ann Craighead (mother) Royal Hotel, Waimate
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 33rd Reinforcements, NZ Medical Corp
Date 31 December 1917
Transport HMNZT 99, Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination Glasgow
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 3 July 1924 Age 28
Place of Death Waimate
Cause died of illness
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

son of Alexander and Ann Craighead, Waimate. died from TB & Asthesmia. Invalided home with illness


Cenotaph [20 October 2014]

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