William Peter Harding Unknown date of birth - 22 May 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number39344 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Peter AWMM SurnameHarding AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number39344 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 AWMMWelder AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM31 Garfield StreetAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Ada Ingersoll (mother)31 Garfield StreetParnellAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1941 AWMMCrete AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number39344 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMTemporary Sergeant AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Peter Harding was the son of William Harding and of Ada Harding (nee Cook); husband of Flora Harding, of Takahiwai, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death22 May 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathCreteGreece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameSuda Bay War CemeteryCreteGreece AWMM Grave reference11. A. 20. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Peter Harding by laying a poppy. William Henry Harding William Henry Harding William Peter Harding Willoughby Thomas Harding Dudley Harding-Smith Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Peter Harding Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference 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 196 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.