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William Joseph Mulligan

L/Sgt # 67438 William Joseph MULLIGAN of Tokomaru Bay(aka Chino MULLIGAN)7th Reinforcements of the 28th Maori BattalionWounded once

William Joseph MULLIGAN

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Mulligan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Chino AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 67438 AWMM
    • Korea 207874 AWMM
    • Korea 207874 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    15 December 1924 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 6 November 2022 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90463236/william-joseph-mulligan
  • Place of birth
    Tokomaru Bay Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 6 November 2022 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90463236/william-joseph-mulligan
  • Birth notes
    Son of Joseph MULLIGAN & Maureen nee' RYLAND Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 6 November 2022 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90463236/william-joseph-mulligan
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • Jayforce Unknown AWMM Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs M. Mulligan (mother), Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • Jayforce Mrs I Beattie (mother), 118 Ballance Street, Gisborne, Wellington AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Single/Jayforce AWMM
    • 1954 William Joseph MULLIGAN married Rangingangana KEANE Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 6 November 2022 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90463236/william-joseph-mulligan

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    Aug 1942 - reported wounded Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Auckland Star, Volume LXXIII, Issue 191, 14 August 1942, Page 3

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 September 1998 AWMM
    PapatoetoeManukau AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    73 years Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 August 2023 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90463236/william-joseph-mulligan
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Papakura South Cemetery, Auckland Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 August 2023 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90463236/william-joseph-mulligan
  • Grave reference
    PLOT: RSA Lawn Row A Plot 07 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 20 August 2023 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90463236/william-joseph-mulligan
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • REfer to a wonderful story about Chino Mulligan - https://eveningreport.nz/2015/04/24/an-anzac-in-memory-of-a-man-of-peace/
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 30 March 2024
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  • Rest in Peace Uncle Chino, and tell Dad I love him forever and a day, even if I didn't show it at the time. Tell Dad he has a grandson, also named Raymond, who is the pride of my life. Big Kia Ora to all the other Tupuna who I am yet to meet. Much Aroha from Dale.
    Public - Dale - Other relative - 31 August 2022
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  • To my Dad..Thank you ....Im so proud to be your daughter....Anzac is always a sad day for me and your Mokopuna as you are not here by us and this is the time when you are on our minds the most...Even after all this time I miss you.....A Brave maori Boy who went to war for his country..Kia Kaha Dad
    Public - Shanla - Child - 24 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 153 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 95 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 March 2024Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher
31 August 2022DaleMaryland, NSW 2287, AustraliaOther relative
05 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
24 April 2015Shanla AucklandChild

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