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Sidney Williams

  • Service number
    WWII 62636 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Hiri Williams AWMM
    • Hiri Wiremu AWMM
    • Sydney Williams AWMM
    • Airi Wiremu Williams or H W Williams Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Infantry Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Record
  • Last rank
  • War
2nd NZEF, 62636 Pte H W WILLIAMS (also known as Sidney (Airiwiremu) WILLIAMS), NZ Infantry, died 21 September 1961.

2nd NZEF, 62636 Pte H W WILLIAMS

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Record
  • Forenames
    Sidney AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Hiri Williams AWMM
    • Hiri Wiremu AWMM
    • Sydney Williams AWMM
    • Airi Wiremu Williams or H W Williams Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Service number
    WWII 62636 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Manutuke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs T. Brown (cousin), Manutuke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Divorced AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Infantry Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Record
  • Service number
    WWII 62636 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Invalided home AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 September 1961 AWMM
    Age 62 AWMM
  • Date of death
    21 September 1961 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Age at death
    64yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA PLot 548; Warrant # 9489 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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 380 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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03 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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