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William Henry Jack Atfield

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Atfield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 256985 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 July 1918 Public Source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 c/o Stationmaster, Ohakune AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. P.I Atfield (wife), 56 Hepburn Street, Ponsonby AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 256985 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Brothers William Henry Jack Atfield (256985) and Alfred James Royce Atfield (72503) both saw active service in WW2 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 December 2010 Public source
  • 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

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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
      p.15 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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21 October 2015Online CenotaphNew ZealandResearcher
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