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William Ian Anstey

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Portrait of Pilot Officer William Ian Anstey, Auckland Weekly News, 12 November 1941. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19411112-34-19. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Pilot Officer William Ian Anstey, Auckland Weekly News, 12 November 1941. Sir George Gre …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Ian AWMM
  • Surname
    Anstey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ2317 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 March 1919 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 16 August 1939 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
    • Flight Lieutenant (FLT LT) Public - John - Researcher - 22 October 2022 - Grave plaque

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 August 2005 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 86 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    85 Public - John - Researcher - 22 October 2022 - Timaru Cemetery records
  • Place of death
    Strathallan Life Care Timaru Public - John - Researcher - 22 October 2022 - Timaru Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Timaru Cemetery Services Section Public - John - Researcher - 22 October 2022 - Timaru Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Row 168, plot 111 Public - John - Researcher - 22 October 2022 - Timaru Cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p.60 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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