William Osborne Chirnside Unknown date of birth - Died 30 November 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number17141 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM26 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Osborne AWMM SurnameChirnside AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number17141 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number17141 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body 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 AWMM26 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Chirnside was the son of William Law Chirnside and Emily Chirnside, of Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death37 AWMM Date of death30 November 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM Grave reference14. C. 9. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Osborne Chirnside by laying a poppy. William Chirnside William Chirnside William Osborne Chirnside Alexander Chisholm Allan Robert John Chisholm Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Osborne Chirnside Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used Documents Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.