ANNAND, William James
(Service number 6/3239)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date Oamaru Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date 15 Aug 1914-31 Dec 1915 Age
Address at Enlistment High St, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs J Annand (mother), 83 High St, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 8th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 13 November 1915
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 1 January 1979 Age
Place of Death East Kilbride, Scotland
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of John & Ann (nee Byres) Annand of Timaru. Three of their sons served in World War One: William James Annand (no.6/3239), Stanley George Watson Annand (no.7/2226, killed in action, 1916), and Arthur Douglas Annand (no.14047).


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (August 2014)

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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG

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