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Gordon Kenneth Williams

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 3 September 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 3 September 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Kenneth AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ401796 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 December 1920 AWMM Te ArohaWaikato AWMM
  • 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
    Pilot 75 Squadron Assoc.
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Clerk/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag Luft I, Barth, Germany 75 Squadron Assoc.
    • WW2 POW - Portugal AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 1454 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF. Source: Thompson, New Zealanders with the RAF, Vol II, p.100/122; Martyn, For Your Tomorrow, Vol. 3, p.639 [52]

    POW in Portugal, reported in the Weekly News, 1941 and as escaped AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 December 2006 Death Notice
  • 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
  • Documents
    • New Zealand, World War II Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations, 1939–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: 20/12/2006 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Chorley, W. (1996). Royal Air Force Bomber Command losses of the Second World War: Aircraft and crew losses 1943 (Vol. 4). Leicester, England: Midland Counties Publications. AWMM
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Lambert, M. (2005). Night after night: New Zealanders in Bomber Command. Auckland, N.Z.: HarperCollins. AWMM

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