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William Herbert Beresford Rickard

Sergeant William Rickard, who embarked with the 5th Reinforcements. He was wounded once

Sgt William Rickard

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Herbert Beresford AWMM
  • Surname
    Rickard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62617 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    5 May 1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 January 2016 - BMD Records
  • Place of birth
    • NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 January 2016 - BMD Records
    • Hicks Bay, East Coast Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 October 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/William-Rickard/6000000069780516088
  • Birth notes
    Son of Vivian George Herbert Rickard and Juliana Manuel Haenga Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 October 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/William-Rickard/6000000069780516088
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ruatoria, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R.R. Rickard (wife), Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    • William H B RICKARD married Ruth Reremoana HOVELL Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 October 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/William-Rickard/6000000069780516088

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    62617 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2006 Public Source
  • Date of death
    • 2006 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 January 2016 - BMD NZ records
    • 29 September 2006 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 October 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/William-Rickard/6000000069780516088
  • Age at death
    88yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 January 2016 - BMD NZ records
  • Place of death
    • NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 January 2016 - BMD NZ records
    • Te Araroa, East Coast, Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 4 October 2022 - https://www.geni.com/people/William-Rickard/6000000069780516088
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Hinepare Marae War Memorial, Rangitukia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 January 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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. (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
      WW2 4: WW2 298 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 October 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
08 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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