WADDELL, William Andrew
(Service number 4/586)

Aliases Enlisted as William Waddell
First Rank Sapper Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 114 Tancred Street, Linwood, Christchurch
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs M. WADDELL, 114 Tancred Street, Linwood, Christchurch
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Field Engineers
Date 16 August 1914
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Engineers

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 23 December 1954 Age 59 years
Place of Death 7 Cameron Street, Timaru (residence)
Notices Timaru Herald, 24 December 1954)
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 113, Plot 7
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Andrew Waddell was the only son of Andrew Semple and Margaret Bruce (née Leishman).


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 November 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [09 November 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [09 November 2016]; Timaru Herald, 24 December 1954 (Timaru District Council) [09 November 2016]

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