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William Edmond Darwin

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Edmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Darwin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 82106 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 May 1916 Public Source New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 1942 AWMM 35 Grey St., Onehunga AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs M. O. Darwin (wife), 35 Grey St., Onehunga AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1942 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 82106 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1942 AWMM Freezing hand/Civilian AWMM
    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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Middle name incorrectly spelt as Edmund in Nominal Roll.

    R.S.A. PLOT transcribed inscription reads " 82106 Dvr W E Darwin NZ Army Service Corps 2nd NZEF died 26 -7 -1967 aged 51 yrs." (Source: Auckland Libraries Cemetery Records). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1967 Public Source
    Age 51 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Area 5 Block F Lot No 862 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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