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Walter John Wilford

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Walter John Wilford

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter John AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 476538 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    5 September 1907 Public - Terry - Other relative - 16 May 2021 - Family Information.
  • Place of birth
    Leicester, Leicestershire, England Public - Terry - Other relative - 16 May 2021 - Family Information.
  • Birth notes
    Imgrated from England whith his parents in 1909, when he was 1 year old, on the SS Ionic. Public - Terry - Other relative - 16 May 2021 - Family Information.
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM 1 Croydon Flats, 500 Parnell Rd., Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Accountant Public - Terry - Other relative - 16 May 2021 - Family Information.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. H.C. Wilford, c/o Mrs. A. Matthews, 9 Hemi St., Devonport, Auckland (w) AWMM
    • His wife was Honoria Claribel Wilford nee Moon. They had one daughter, aged 8, on embarkation. Public - Terry - Other relative - 16 May 2021 - Family Information.
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 476538 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.135 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.135
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.135
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.135 AWMM

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16 May 2021TerryWellington, New ZealandOther relative

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