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 Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number17141 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details 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 nameKnightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM Grave reference14. C. 9. AWMM 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 2016 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.