SEWARD, William Henry
(Service number N/N; 86595)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||5 November 1878||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Marital Status||Married. One child|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Millicent Marie SEWARD (wife), 19 Summerhays Street, Palmerston North|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||1 June 1946||Age||66 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Karori Cemetery, Wellington|
|Memorial Reference||Block BJ, Row 9, Plot|
|New Zealand Memorials|
William Henry Seward was born in 1878 at Timaru, the son of William Henry and Elizabeth Esther (née Dart) Seward. He married Millicent Marie Hosking on 6 May 1911 at Wellington, Their child Rene was born on 15 November 1912 at Christchurch. Another child, Myra, was born in 1914 and died later that year at 5 months of age.
Karori Cemetery, Wellington, headstone transcription [26 March 2017]
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