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William John Nicol

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  • Service number
    15024 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Armoured Corps, 2 Divisional Cavalry AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Nicol AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    15024 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    30 April 1916 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 School teacher AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 5 Kimbolton Road, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.D. Nicol (wife), 5 Kimbolton Road, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 01 Apr 1941-30 Jun 1941 Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    15024 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Sergeant AWMM
    Infantry Reinforcements AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Armoured Corps, 2 Divisional Cavalry AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Smith Nicol and Maggie Nicol, of Wanganui.

    Husband of Lyndsay Dawn Nicol, of Feilding. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    28 AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 July 1944 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VIII.D.12. AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    p. 355. AWMM