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William James Tapp

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22nd Battalion 1946

William James Tapp

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William James AWMM
  • Surname
    Tapp AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    • Jayforce 653781 AWMM
    • 10122 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 March 1926 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    6th March 1926 Public - Ann - Sibling - 5 March 2017 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Wellington New Zealand Public - Ann - Sibling - 5 March 2017 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM 66 Martin St., Upper Lower Hutt AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Jayforce Mr. C.F.G. Tapp, 66 Martin St., Upper Hutt (f) AWMM
    • Annie Tapp And Charles Tapp Public - Ann - Sibling - 5 March 2017 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Single/Jayforce AWMM
    • Mother and Father Public - Ann - Sibling - 5 March 2017 - Family papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.129 Surveyor's Chainman/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.129
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.129
  • 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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  • Husband of Pam

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 February 1998 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kaikohe Public Cemetery, Kaikohe, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section Block C Plot 370 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 9 February 1998 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • Thinking of you Grandad. Love heaps, and heaps, heaps. XoxoxoxoX
    Public - Stacy - Direct descendant - 24 April 2019
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  • Always we will remember you Grandad. With much Love from your first grandson.
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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.129 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 9 February 1998 AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM

Contributors

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24 April 2019Stacy Invercargill Direct descendant
05 March 2017AnnKaikohe New ZealandSibling

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