William Osborne Chirnside Unknown date of birth - 30 November 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number17141 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM26 Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number17141 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM26 Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Chirnside was the son of William Law Chirnside and Emily Chirnside, of Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death37 AWMM Date of death30 November 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War CemeteryAcromaLibya AWMM Grave reference14. C. 9. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.