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William Douglas Diehl

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  • Service number
    C/5428 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Last rank
    Able Seaman AWMM
    Royal Navy, HMS Phoebe, NZ Division AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Portrait from The Weekly News; 10 September 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Diehl AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    C/5428 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Alfred Emil Diehl (father), Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    C/5428 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Torpedoed, listed missing, presumed killed AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Able Seaman AWMM
    Royal Navy, HMS Phoebe, NZ Division AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Wiehl was the son of Alfred Emil Diehl and Gertrude Victoria Diehl (nee Stow), of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    21 AWMM
  • Date of death
    27 August 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Mediterranean AWMM
  • Death notes
    Mediterranean AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    2. C. 16. AWMM
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  • Obituary

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