William Christian Sturm Born 5 May 1909 - Died 15 January 1943 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number12052 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankCorporal AWMMDivisional Cavalry 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 Christian AWMM SurnameSturm AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number12052 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth5 May 1909 AWMM Place of birthWairoa, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesWairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Garage Attendant AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown 432 Marine Parade, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs M Sturm (wife), 432 Marine Parade, Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number12052 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Trooper AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal AWMMDivisional Cavalry AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of William Sturm and of Elizabeth Sturm (nee Light), of Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand; husband of Margaret Sturm, of Napier, Hawke's Bay.Corporal Sturm was killed when "a parcel of heavy shells landed amongst Divisional Cavalry Headquarters..."(Loughan, p 258) AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death34 AWMM Date of death15 January 1943 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameTripoli War Cemetery, Libya AWMM Grave reference12. D. 5 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Christian Sturm by laying a poppy. Edward William Sturm Frederick John Sturm William Christian Sturm Ernest Hugh Sturmer Arthur Lewis Sturmey Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Christian Sturm Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedLoughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2DiCa.htmlSources 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 Unknown page AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.