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William Carl Bailey

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Photo of William Carl Bailey. Image kindly provided by Norina Parker (July 2022).

Photo of William Carl Bailey. Image kindly provided by Norina Parker (July 2022).

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Carl AWMM
  • Surname
    Bailey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Billy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 594738 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 February 1915 AWMM BluffSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. Doris Mary Bailey, Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island, Wife (after letter 15/12/1945) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 594738 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    9 March 1945 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
    Wounded and admitted to 1st NZ General Hospital AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Employed as a fisherman by Pegasus Fishing Company before the war, William later arrived in Alexandria, Egypt on 5 October 1943 as part of the 9th Reinforcements. He then fought with the New Zealand Corps in Italy, including during the Allied offensive at Monte Cassino. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 September 1993 AWMM
    InvercargillSouthland AWMM
  • 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

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  • References
    • 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.8 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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