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William John Orlowski

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  • Service number
    7036 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Orlowski AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7036 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Military Camp, Burnham, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr. F.S. Orlowski (father), Junction Hotel, Severn Street, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    North Africa AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    7036 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
    WW2 Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion, Headquarters AWMM
    2NZEF: 1st Echelon 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Orlowski was the son of Francis Orlowski and of Mary Orlowski (nee Gibson), of Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 September 1940 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Egypt AWMM
  • Death notes
    Egypt AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    N. 22. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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