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William Henry Harper

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Photograph of Sapper William Henry Harper, taken at Plimmerton, c.1941. Image courtesy of Allan Dodson, Porirua War Stories. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Sapper William Henry Harper, taken at Plimmerton, c.1941. Image courtesy of Allan Dods …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Harper AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 46862 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1910 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Gordon Rd., Plimmerton AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Gordon Rd., Plimmerton AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. T. Harper, Gordon Rd., Plimmerton (f) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. B. Harper, Gordon Rd., Plimmerton (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 46862 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 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 7, p.63 Linesman/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 7, p.63
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 7, p.63
    • WW2 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.171 Linesman/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.171
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.171
  • 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 December 1991 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Karori, Wellington AWMM Plot 723 O, CH ENG2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    William Henry Harper profile, Porirua War Stories
    https://www.poriruawarstories.com/harper-william-henry
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.63 AWMM
    • 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.171 AWMM
    • Information for this record was kindly provided by Allan Dodson, Porirua War Stories AWMM

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