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William Harry Wright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Wright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 408884 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 1942 AWMM P.O., Makarewa AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1945 AWMM P.O., Makarewa AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. M. Wright, P.O., Makarewa (m) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. M. Wright, P.O., Makarewa (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 408884 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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

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
    23 September 1987 Public - Sandra - Child - 22 April 2020 - Family papers
  • Age at death
    67 Public - Sandra - Child - 22 April 2020 - Family papers
  • Place of death
    Christchurch Public - Sandra - Child - 22 April 2020 - Family papers
  • Cause of death
    Heart Attack Public - Sandra - Child - 22 April 2020 - Family papers
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Soldiers Avenue, Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill, NZ Public - Sandra - Child - 22 April 2020 - Invercargill City Council Records
  • Grave reference
    Soldiers Avenue - 2 / 507A Public - Sandra - Child - 22 April 2020 - https://icc.govt.nz/cemetery-result/?id=72013
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.439 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.156 AWMM

Contributors

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22 April 2020SandraLeeston, New ZealandChild

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