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Clemence William Tinney

Portrait of Clemence William (Clem) Tinney. Image courtesy of Allan Dodson, Porirua War Stories (June 2020). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Clemence William (Clem) Tinney. Image courtesy of Allan Dodson, Porirua War Stories (Jun …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clemence William AWMM
  • Surname
    Tinney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Clem AWMM
    • The Admiral AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ2121 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2121 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2121 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 September 1924 Porirua War Stories WaverleyTaranaki Porirua War Stories
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
  • Enlistment
    WW2 25 October 1941 Porirua War Stories
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Florence Lily Smith (nee Pilling) and Percy Henry Tinney. Source: Porirua War Stories. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    27 August 1995 AWMM
    PoriruaWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Love you granddad wish i got to meet you :)
    Public - Kobe - Direct descendant - 29 May 2021



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  • External links
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, N1/427 (R21465798) AWMM
    • Information for this record was kindly provided by Allan Dodson, Porirua War Stories AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM


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29 May 2021Kobeporirua cityDirect descendant

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