Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Bey, William

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Regiment: New Zealand Medical Corps, New Zealand Territorial Force

Biography: Son of William Bey ; born Tarland, 24 August 1851 ; graduated M.B., 1876. After practising for some years near Salisbury, he went to Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand, where he practised till the time of his death. Volunteering had always been one of Bey's enthusiasms. He belonged to the N.Z. Volunteer Force from 1894-1909 ; and to the N.Z. Territorial Force from 1909-18, and he held the N.Z. Long and Efficient Service Medal and the V.D. From August 1914 to the date of his death Bey was M.O., N.Z. Reinforcement Training Camps at Featherston and Papawai. He died of pneumonia, contracted whilst on Military duty, in October 1918.

Honours: N.Z. L.E. Service Medal, Vol. Officer Decoration

Date of Death: 01 October 1918

Burial Details: Buried at Greytown Cemetery, New Zealand.

Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.

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