McVEY, William Robert
(Service number 28904)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||John McVey, Albury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||18th Reinforcements, J Company|
|Transport||HMNZT 67 Tofua|
|Embarked From||Destination||Plymouth, Devon, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||8 August 1917||Age|
|Place of Death|
|Cause||Died of disease|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Trois Arbres Cememtery, Steenwerck, Nord, France|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Albury War Memorial; St Andrews War Memorial; Te Ngawai War Memorial; Albury Football Club Roll of Honour; Fairlie War Memorial|
William was the son of John McVey of Albury. His brother Daniel McVey also died while serving in World War One.
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