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William Wong Doo

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  • Service number
    WWII 569019 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Willie AWMM
    • Bill AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of William Doo. Image kindly provided by the Doo Family (May 2018). Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of William Doo. Image kindly provided by the Doo Family (May 2018). Image is subject to cop …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Wong AWMM
  • Surname
    Doo AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Willie AWMM
    • Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 569019 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 March 1916 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 109 Victoria Street AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 569019 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
    WW2 Mar 1942 AWMM Importer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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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  • William Doo was part of the Home Guard in Auckland in WWII. He was not accepted into the army because of flat feet so he served with the Home Guard.
    William Doo also had a foundry in Federal Street, Auckland City which made munitions for the War. At that time he also made lead toys going under the name of Tommy Doo. One of his lead tractors is on display at Auckland Museum.
    He also worked as a restaurant owner, acupuncturist and herbalist. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 July 1988 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand, World War II Ballot Lists, 1940–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM
      March 1942 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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