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William Ralph Spencer Owen

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 82), Page: 7 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 82), Page: 7 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Ralph Spencer AWMM
  • Surname
    Owen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 72370 AWMM
    • WWII 1/18/2123 AWMM
    • WWII 510631 AWMM
    • WWII 1/18/472 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.S. Owen (father), Hamilton Road, Anderson's Bay, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Student/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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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



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  • Memorial name

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  • William Ralph Spencer Owen (known as Bill) was my wonderful Grandfather. I was born and grew up in England and only met him on one or two occasions growing up. At aged 28 years I decided to relocate to New Zealand as my Granddad was alone (his only child - my mother, had left NZ aged 21 years and was still living in NZ). The decision to move to NZ in 1994 was the best decision I have made as I spent 4 or so years getting to know a wonderful, intelligent, kind and gentle man who was my Grandfather. I am extremely proud to call him my Granddad, and I hope there is something of him that he has passed on to me, his Granddaughter and her Great-Grand children who also got to know him for a brief time.
    Public - Rachel Susan - Other Relative - 13 February 2015



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13 February 2015Rachel SusanAuckland New ZealandOther Relative

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