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William Cornelius Ostarasch

Headstone of Pte William Cornelius Ostarasch 18663. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council Block 70AS, Plot 8. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Pte William Cornelius Ostarasch 18663. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Cornelius AWMM
  • Surname
    Ostarasch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 018663 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 573 Cumberland St., Dunedin AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1945 AWMM 573 Cumberland St., Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. M. Ostarasch, 573 Cumberland St., Dunedin (m) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. M. Ostarasch, 573 Cumberland St., Dunedin (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 018663 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
  • 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
    6 February 1969 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 47 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 70AS, Plot 8 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.99 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.108 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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