William John Telfer Unknown date of birth - Died 27 June 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number36193 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankGunner AWMMNew Zealand Artillery, 5 Field Regiment AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam John AWMM SurnameTelfer AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number36193 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 enlistmentWW2 AWMMAccountant AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMC/o Williamson & Co., Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs A. Telfer (mother), Hillside Road, Martinborough, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number36193 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMHamilton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM1940 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM1940 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMNew Zealand Engineers Reinforcements AWMMSapper AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankGunner AWMMNew Zealand Artillery, 5 Field Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Telfer was the son of Duncan Telfer and of Agnes Telfer (nee Murray), of Martinborough, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death27 June 1942 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceXXX. A. 2. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William John Telfer by laying a poppy. Thomas Telfer William Telfer William John Telfer Edmond Telford Edmond Richard Telford Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William John Telfer Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond 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. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 467 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.