William (Wallie) Wakefield

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 4 June 1895, Kaiapoi, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Died 17 February 1960, Pōrangahau
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 16/1264
  • Served In A Company, 3rd Māori Contingent
  • Next of Kin Harry Wakefield (father), Sydenham, Christchurch
  • Pre-war occupation Farmer
  • Enlisted26 October 1915
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT Navua, departed 5 February 1916, Wellington, disembarked 15 March 1916, Suez Canal, Egypt
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1916, Egyptian E.F 1916, Western European 1916-1917-1918-1919
  • Periods of service130 days in New Zealand, three years and 139 days overseas. Total service of three years and 269 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Waimana, 10 May 1919
  • Discharged23 September 1919, on termination of period of engagement
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal
Notes

*Also known as William Barlow Wakefield.

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