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William Samson

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  • Service number
    WWII 39465 AWMM
  • Also known as
    William Maruwhenua Samson AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
William Samson in Uniform

William Maruwhenua Samson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Samson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Maruwhenua Samson AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 39465 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 July 1915 Public Source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Motukaraka, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Emily Pirini nee Samson (sister), Motukaraka, Hokianga, North Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married Public - Edward - Child - 3 May 2015 - Oral history and personal knowledge

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 39465 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag 317, Markt Pongau, St. Johann, Germany Public Source
      Austria, Europe Public Source
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • 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

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 December 1981 AWMM
    Age 66 AWMM
    HokiangaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Uta Te Whanga Te Rao Rao Cemetery, Horeke, Hokianga ( Public Source, 2015) AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald AWMM
  • 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
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 163 AWMM
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2019EdwardManunui, TaumarunuiOther relative
03 May 2015EdwardTaumarunuiChild
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