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William Josef Edwards

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Josef AWMM
  • Surname
    Edwards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    805193 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 3 January 1923 Public Source
    • 2 January 2021 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    • 02/01/ Public - Danica Ra - Direct descendant - 9 April 2016 - When we celebrated his birthday
    • 03/01/1923 Public - Danica Ra - Direct descendant - 12 April 2016 - Asked Whanau
  • Place of birth
    New Plymouth Public - Danica Ra - Direct descendant - 9 April 2016 - Whanau Knowledge
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 44 Pioneer Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K. Edwards (mother), 44 Poineer Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 February 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    805193 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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

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
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • 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
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 37 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 April 2016Danica RaPorirua, New ZealandDirect descendant

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