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William Charles Simonsen

Taken before he embarked overseas

W C Simonsen

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Simonsen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 17485 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 April 1915 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Edendale, Southland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. B.E. Simonsen (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 17485 AWMM
  • Military service
    April 1943 received Sharpnel wounds to left arm and left side of head and face. Return to his unit Public - Wilson Douglas - Child - 19 January 2017 - W C Simonsen's Military records
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father of Vietnam Veteran Private W.D. Simonsen 846154. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.321 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 January 2017Wilson DouglasCarterton New ZealandChild
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