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QUAID, William Silvester
(Service number 36486)

Aliases
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Private

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Kyran Quaid (father), Pleasant Valley, Geraldine, Canterbury, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements G Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns
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

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 5 April 1918 Age
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Serre Road Cemetery No 1, Pas-de-Calais, France
Memorial Reference II. B. 7.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial; Woodbury War Memorial

Biographical Notes

William Quaid was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kyran Quaid, of Pleasant Valley, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [4 Jan 2014]; Military Record - Archives New Zealand, Wellington Office Item ID R20803525

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Researched and Written by

John Sutherland, SC branch NZSG

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