William Henry Yerrington Unknown date of birth - Died 22 May 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number9371 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Henry AWMM SurnameYerrington AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number9371 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Public Works Department, Taratahi, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs L. Yerrington (mother), 95 Brougham Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1941 Crete AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number9371 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 20 (Canterbury & Otago) Infantry Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Yerrington was the son of Henry Edward and Leah Yerrington. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death30 AWMM Date of death22 May 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathCrete, Greece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAthens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM Memorial referenceFace 14. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Henry Yerrington by laying a poppy. Steve Yerkovich Arthur Francis Yerrington William Henry Yerrington Richard Yesberg David Henry Yetton Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Henry Yerrington Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 203 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.