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Bill Chegwidden

Portrait of Bill Chegwidden, 4211642 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by  Laura Smith 1273-7329. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Bill Chegwidden, 4211642 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Laura Smith 1273-7329. CC-BY-NC- …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bill AWMM
  • Surname
    Chegwidden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 4211642 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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  • Member of the Wanganui RSA.

    Member of the RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    29 May 2022 Public - John - Researcher - 22 June 2022 - Obituary Published by Taranaki Daily News on Jun. 18, 2022
  • Age at death
    98 Public - John - Researcher - 22 June 2022 - Obituary Published by Taranaki Daily News on Jun. 18, 2022
  • Place of death
    Whanganui Hospital Public - John - Researcher - 22 June 2022 - Obituary Published by Taranaki Daily News on Jun. 18, 2022
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Published by Taranaki Daily News on Jun. 18, 2022 Public - John - Researcher - 22 June 2022 - Obituary Published by Taranaki Daily News on Jun. 18, 2022
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    IN HONOUR: New Zealand’s surviving WWII veterans (Stuff.co.nz). Published 25 April 2020.
    https://interactives.stuff.co.nz/2020/in-honour/index.html
    Further Reference
  • References
    This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

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22 June 2022JohnMotuekaResearcher

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