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William Andrew Graham

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Photograph of William Andrew Graham. Image kindly provided by Ata Whyte (January 2022).

Photograph of William Andrew Graham. Image kindly provided by Ata Whyte (January 2022).

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Identity

  • Title
    Mr Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - He was my Maternal Uncle
  • Forenames
    • William Andrew AWMM
    • William Andrew Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - He was my Maternal Uncle
  • Surname
    • Graham AWMM
    • Graham Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - He was my Maternal Uncle
  • Ingoa
    Wiremu Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - He was my Maternal Uncle
  • Also known as
    • Willie AWMM
    • Wiremu Andrew Graham AWMM
    • Wiremu AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ597187 AWMM
    • 597187 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - He was my Maternal Uncle
  • Iwi
    Taranaki, Waikato Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - He was my Maternal Uncle
  • Hapū
    Te Pakakohi, Ngati Mahanga-Hourua Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - He was my Maternal Uncle
  • Waka
    None Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - He was my Maternal Uncle
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    None Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - He was my Maternal Uncle

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 December 1938 Cenotaph Data Entry Form HaweraTaranaki Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
    18 December 1938 Public - Ata - Other relative - 13 February 2022 - Birth Certificate
  • Place of birth
    Hawera, Taranaki Public - Ata - Other relative - 13 February 2022 - Birth Certificate
  • Birth notes
    Father: Joe Joy (1883-1963) and Mother: Mabel Te Waitapu Joy (1915-1988). Public - Ata - Other relative - 13 February 2022 - He was my Maternal Uncle, these are my Grandparents.
  • Address before enlistment
    Malaya 66 Franklin Road, Ponsonby, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Boiler Maker, Male Nurse, Student at Te Ara Poutama earning a Bachelors Degree in Te Reo Maori and E Public - Ata - Other relative - 13 February 2022 - First hand accounts from Uncle Wiri.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mother, Mabel Te Waitapu Joy Public - Ata - Other relative - 13 February 2022 - It would either be my grandmother (likely) or my mother.
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Ata - Other relative - 13 February 2022 - May have had a child to an Asian lady.

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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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 April 1995 Cemetery Records
  • Date of death
    27 April 1995 Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - Informed by the NZ Police on the night of his death.
  • Age at death
    57 Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - Relative, he was my maternal uncle.
  • Place of death
    Quay Street, Auckland City Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - Informed by the NZ Police on the night of his death.
  • Cause of death
    Killed by Truck Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - Informed by the NZ Police on the night of his death.
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium Schnapper Rock Albany North Shore City New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Wiremu was buried at North Shore Cemetery in Schnapper Rock Road, Albany, Auckland. Public - Ata - Other relative - 27 January 2022 - Witness
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Cenotaph data entry form AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 February 2022AtaAuckland, New ZealandOther relative

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