William John Telfer Unknown date of birth - 27 June 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number36193 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeGunner AWMMNew Zealand Artillery, 5 Field Regiment 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 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 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 enlistmentWW2 AWMMAccountant AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMC/o Williamson & Co.CambridgeWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs A. Telfer (mother)Hillside RoadMartinboroughWairarapaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number36193 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMHamiltonWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM1940 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM1940 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMNew Zealand Engineers Reinforcements AWMMSapper AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankGunner AWMMNew Zealand Artillery, 5 Field Regiment AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Telfer was the son of Duncan Telfer and of Agnes Telfer (nee Murray), of Martinborough, New Zealand. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death27 June 1942 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceXXX. A. 2. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.