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William Gawler

William Herbert Gawler, WWII

William Herbert Gawler, WWII

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • William AWMM
    • William Herbert Public - David - Other relative - 24 April 2021 - NZBDM 1912/27903
  • Surname
    Gawler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 63375 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    21 August 1912 Public - David - Other relative - 24 April 2021 - NZBDM 1912/27903
  • Place of birth
    Rotorua Public - David - Other relative - 24 April 2021 - NZBDM 1912/27903
  • Birth notes
    Oldest son of Sydney and Sarah Gawler of Rotorua Public - David - Other relative - 24 April 2021 - NZBDM 1912/27903
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM Ngongataha, Rotorua AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. G.A. Gawler, Ngongotaha, Rotorua (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.126 Farmer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.126
    RotoruaBay of Plenty 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.126
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      20 April 1943 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Salonike, Greece - VIII-B Lamsdorf, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 Escaped or evaded capture. W O forms completed there. AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 32387 AWMM

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
    8 July 1912 Public - David - Other relative - 24 April 2021 - NZBDM 1990/33722
  • Age at death
    77 Public - David - Other relative - 24 April 2021 - NZBDM 1990/33722
  • Place of death
    Auckland Public - David - Other relative - 24 April 2021 - NZBDM 1990/33722
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waikaraka Cemetery Public - David - Other relative - 24 April 2021 - NZBDM 1990/33722
  • Grave reference
    Area 5, Block D, Plot 124 Public - David - Other relative - 24 April 2021 - Cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.126 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of NZ Escapees and Evaders - 1 New Zealand Interrogation Section Book 1, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 (R25405144) AWMM

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24 April 2021DavidAucklandOther relative

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