KAYE, William
(Service number 29790)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W. Kaye (father), 5 County Road, Kakorai, Dunedin, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 18th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Date 16 October 1916
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Wellington, New zealand Destination Devenport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, D Company

Military Awards

Service Medals
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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 6 September 1917 Age 24
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, Nord, France
Memorial Reference I.F. 17
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial (as W Keye);On Kaikorai School Roll of Honour

Biographical Notes

William Kaye was the son of the late William and Eliza Kaye, of Dunedin, New Zealand


Cenotaph database (October 2014)

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Ann Munro, SC branch NZSG

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