Peter Williams (New Zealand rugby union)

Peter Williams
Peter Williams (22 April 1884 – 30 August 1976) was a rugby union player who represented New Zealand nine times, including a single Test match.wikipedia
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His sole season of international rugby was 1913, when he played in a home Test against Australia before touring North America with the All Blacks – as New Zealand's international team is known – that same year.

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Peter Williams (22 April 1884 – 30 August 1976) was a rugby union player who represented New Zealand nine times, including a single Test match.

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Peter Williams (22 April 1884 – 30 August 1976) was a rugby union player who represented New Zealand nine times, including a single Test match.

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Peter Williams (22 April 1884 – 30 August 1976) was a rugby union player who represented New Zealand nine times, including a single Test match.

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He played club rugby for Dunedin side Alhambra, and played provincial rugby for Otago between 1908 and 1914.

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His sole season of international rugby was 1913, when he played in a home Test against Australia before touring North America with the All Blacks – as New Zealand's international team is known – that same year.

World War I

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During World War I Williams enlisted as a gunner in the New Zealand Field Artillery in late 1914, but, following illness in Egypt in 1915, he was invalided back to New Zealand and discharged as medically unfit to serve in 1916.

Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery

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During World War I Williams enlisted as a gunner in the New Zealand Field Artillery in late 1914, but, following illness in Egypt in 1915, he was invalided back to New Zealand and discharged as medically unfit to serve in 1916.

Billy Wallace

Following the death of Billy Wallace in 1972, Williams held the distinction of being the oldest living All Black.

Mosgiel

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He died in Mosgiel on 30 August 1976, and was buried in Geraldine Cemetery.

Geraldine, New Zealand

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He died in Mosgiel on 30 August 1976, and was buried in Geraldine Cemetery.

Dunedin

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Frank Mitchinson

Following the death of Peter Williams in 1976, Mitchinson held the distinction of being the oldest living All Black.