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William Athelston Hood

  • Service number
    WWII 1041 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
    • WW11 Public - Joanne - Direct descendant - 16 July 2017 - LRP - was the fore runner of the LRDG, Athol was sent out in the first expediatry force to the Middle East based in Egypt
In uniform :  taken from NZ Memories issue 65 2007

Athol

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Athelston AWMM
  • Surname
    Hood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 1041 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 1940 AWMM Springlands, Blenheim AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. A.H.R. Hood, Springlands, Blenheim (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
    • WW11 Public - Joanne - Direct descendant - 16 July 2017 - LRP - was the fore runner of the LRDG, Athol was sent out in the first expediatry force to the Middle East based in Egypt
  • Campaign
    Egypt, Crete Public - Joanne - Direct descendant - 16 July 2017 - Athol as he was known had his little finger shot off at Crete by a sharp shooter, he was then sent home following the loss of this finger
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1041 AWMM
  • Military service
    Long Range Desert Group L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. EPH-W2-11-27.
  • 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 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 1, p.85 Accountancy clerk/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 1, p.85
    BlenheimMarlborough 2NZEF Nom. Roll 1, p.85
  • 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
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.85 AWMM
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 April 2019FionaBlenheimOther relative
16 July 2017JoanneAucklandDirect descendant
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