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SORRENSON, William Marinus
(Service number 20441)

Aliases
First Rank Private Last Rank Private

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Bushman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs E K Sorrenson (mother) Kaiwaiwai, Featherston
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 16th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 20 August 1916
Transport HMN 63, Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Wellington 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 31 July 1917 Age 26
Place of Death Ypres, Belgium
Cause Killed in Action
Notices Timaru Herald, Volume CVI, Issue 16316, 18 August 1917, Page 11
Memorial or Cemetery Messines Ridge (NZ) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

son of Nicolai and Emily Kate Sorrenson of Kawaiwai Featherston

Sources

War record not open in Archways

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Liz Shea (SC branch NZSG)

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