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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Accountant AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown C/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 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number36193 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMHamilton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Sapper AWMM; New Zealand Engineers Reinforcements AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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 nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceXXX. A. 2. AWMM 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.