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Clifford William Adcock


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clifford William AWMM
  • Surname
    Adcock AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 68901 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 1941 AWMM C/o Star Coal Co., Ohai AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. R.H. Adcock, Ohai (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 68901 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.3 Coal miner/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.3
    InvercargillSouthland 2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.3
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Dad never missed a Dawn Parade on Anzac Day ❣️he was very proud to attend and remember with great respect his fellow comrades who fought alongside him in WW||
    Remembering you today dad with much love ❣️🙏
    Vicki Pete and families xoxo
    Public - Vicki - Child - 25 April 2023
  • Dad (Tup)
    Thank you for your bravery in WW11, we are very proud and grateful for all you have sacrificed for our country and family. Arnie (Starky) and Sue xx
    Public - Arnold and Susan - Child - 27 April 2020
  • Dear Grandad/Great Grandad
    We are very proud of you for fighting in the war you sacrificed alot for New Zealand. It left you with scars for life. But you are a hero in our eyes and I often talk about you going to the war to my children.
    Miss you Grandad,
    Love your favorite middle child Shelly😊
    Seth, Levi and Archie xox
    Public - Shelly - Other relative - 24 April 2020
  • Grandad Tup. Thanks for your sacrifice to serve NZ throughout the War. We're proud of you! Tim, Steph, Ellery & Blakely Adcock
    Public - Tim - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
  • Dear Great-Granddad
    You have lots of poppies because we are thinking about you. You were brave in the war. Thank you for being in the war.
    Love from Kurt
    Public - Kurt - Direct descendant - 23 April 2020
  • Dear dad thankyou for going to war at such a young age to serve for your country love and miss you Dina xxxxxxx
    Public - Diane Elizabeth - Child - 22 April 2020



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  • External links
  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 6 (Embarkations from 1st October, 1941 to 31st December, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.3 AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2023VickiOtautau New Zealand Child
27 April 2020Arnold and Susan Balclutha New ZealandChild
24 April 2020ShellyKaitangataOther relative
24 April 2020Tim Dunedin, New Zealand Direct descendant
23 April 2020KurtDunedin, New ZealandDirect descendant

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