William Peter Harding Unknown date of birth - Died 22 May 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number39344 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Welder AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown 31 Garfield Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Ada Ingersoll (mother), 31 Garfield Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns1941 Crete AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number39344 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Temporary Sergeant AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion 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 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. AWMMBrother of Pte Stewart Harding buried in Faenza War Cemetery, Italy Public - Aroha Frances - Other relative - 26 April 2016 - Family whakapapa (related through Ada Cook). He and his brother are also listed on the Roll of Honours board at Waikare Marae. There is some confusion over his military enlistment number: it appears as 502782 on the CWGC website, your website lists him as 802782 Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death22 May 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathCrete, Greece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery nameSuda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM Grave reference11. A. 20. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World 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 2016 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 ReferenceAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-93-139.http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-4796Further 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 Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 26 April 2016Aroha FrancesClaygate, Surrey, UKOther relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.