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William Richmond Fell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Richmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Fell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tiny AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 January 1897 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Devon AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 April 1916 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Walter and Margaret Fell. Educated at Wellington College, New Zealand, Crediton Grammar School, Devon (1914-1915), and the Royal Naval Engineering College, Keyham. Married Phyllis Minday, 1921 (later divorced) and then Jean Dunkerley. Remained in the Royal Navy between the world wars. Commander of the 14th Submarine Flotilla (midget submarines), Second World War. Retired from RN 1947 but continued to work for the Admiralty as a salvage officer [including the Suez Canal] until returning to NZ in retirement in 1960. Public source. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 November 1981 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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