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Wilton Sterritt

Portrait of Wilton Sterritt, NZ4585 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by  Ilan Wittenberg 1149-7345. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Wilton Sterritt, NZ4585 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Ilan Wittenberg 1149-7345. CC-BY- …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilton AWMM
  • Surname
    Sterritt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ4585 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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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
  • 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 Renwick RSA. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    5 August 2021 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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) 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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