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William Thomas BONNER

Regimental number127
Place of birthTauranga, New Zealand
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
SchoolTauranga State School, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSurvey chainman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G D Bonner, Devonport Auckland, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRosehill, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Headquarters
FateDied of disease 15 November 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death15 November 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSte. Marie Cemetery (Div. 62, Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 2), Havre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George David and Matilda BONNER, "Mansfield", Onslow Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

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