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William Ernest Adams

Group photograph of No 2 Section, team that played HQ and lost 7-3. Back: Ron McKay, Bill Adams, Dick Bolderston, Tom Tietjens, Bill Purves, Wally Johnson, Mich Bercich. Middle: Jim Elder, Herb Gregory, Mick Quinn, Dick Durry, Len Jackson, Chriestensen. Front: Jack Porter, Stan Fraser. Image kindly provided by Margaret Riordan. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Group photograph of No 2 Section, team that played HQ and lost 7-3. Back: Ron McKay, Bill Adams, Dic …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Adams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 27472 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 1940-1941 AWMM 107 Cuba St., Palmerston North AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. H. Adams, 89 Alexandra St., Marton Junction (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 27472 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.6 AWMM

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