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William Smith Anthony Cummock

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  • Service number
    25538 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Lance Bombardier AWMM
    New Zealand Artillery, 4 Field Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Smith Anthony AWMM
  • Surname
    Cummock AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25538 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Galloway, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Cummock (father), Galloway, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre Nov 1940 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25538 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Alexandra, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW2 Vessel was Rangatira or Monowai AWMM
      Gunner AWMM
      New Zealand Artillery, 35 Battery AWMM
      Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 3rd Division (IP) AWMM
    • WW2 Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lance Bombardier AWMM
    New Zealand Artillery, 4 Field Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Cummock was the son of James Cummock, and of Ellen Cummock (nee Birnie), of Galloway, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    28 AWMM
  • Date of death
    31 October 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I. C. 23. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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Sources

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    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 109 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 85 AWMM