William Overend
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William Thomas Overend (1896 - 1916)

William Thomas Overend
Born in New Zealandmap
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Died at about age 20 in Francemap
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09:47: Margaret (Gale) Haining edited the Biography for William Thomas Overend (1896-1916). (Formatting. ) [Thank Margaret for this]
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William Overend is an Anzac who served in World War One.
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William Overend Died of Wounds during World War I.

William Thomas was born in 1896. He was the son of William Henry Overend and Alice Nisbet. [1] He passed away in 1916 age 21. [2]

W. Overend (father), Railway Road, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › War 1914-1918 AWMM Armed force / branch Army AWMM William Thomas Overend (Service number 24/1767) served in the Army during World War I. He give his next of kin as W. Overend (father), Railway Road, Hastings. He embarked 8 January 1916 from Wellington, for Suez, Egypt aboard HMNZT 38 or HMNZT 39 the vessels "Tahiti" or "Warrimoo". He was a Rifleman with the 3rd Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Private Overend died of wounds on 9 June 1916 in France, serving with the Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion . He is buried at Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France (Grave reference II. A. 38)


  1. http://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/
    • NZ Birth registration 1896/5636
  2. http://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/
    • NZ Death registration 1918/63528

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