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McVEY, William Robert
(Service number 28904)

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Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin John McVey, Albury
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 18th Reinforcements, J Company
Date
Transport HMNZT 67 Tofua
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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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

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 8 August 1917 Age
Place of Death
Cause Died of disease
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Trois Arbres Cememtery, Steenwerck, Nord, France
Memorial Reference I.Z.5.
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

Biographical Notes

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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