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William Norman Bishop

  • Service number
    Jayforce 644146 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of William Norman Bishop, 6444 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Brett Lees 1101-5052. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of William Norman Bishop, 6444 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Brett Lees 1101-5052. CC-BY-NC …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    Bishop AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 644146 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
    Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Exhibition Rd., Titirangi AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mr. T.A. Bishop, Exhibition Rd., Titirangi (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Divorced/Jayforce AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 644146 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
    Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.12 Farmhand/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.12
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.12
  • 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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  • Member of the Avondale RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 December 2017 New Zealand Herald
    Age 92 AWMM
    New Zealand Herald
  • 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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.12 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      13/12/2018 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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