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William P. Moffatt

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William P. AWMM
  • Surname
    Moffatt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Moffat AWMM
    • Will AWMM
    • Mawhete AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1918 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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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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  • Son of The Hon. William Moffat, M.L.C., and of Kathleen Moffat (nee McGline or McGlone), of Palmerston North

    Three brothers served in WW2: Alan Vincent Moffatt (458861); William Moffat (RNZAF) and Joseph Raymon Moffat (NZ424871). Will flew Lancasters over Europe. Joe flew fighters over Italy and was killed in 1945. Alan fought as an officer with the 28 (Maori) Battlion.

    Name spelled vaiously as Moffatt and Mofat. Mother's maiden name spelled as McGlone by CWGC (October 2010)

    Auckland Museum, Scars on the Heart Gallery. Item on display is: a hat and souvenirs taken from a German padre killed at Faenza are on display at the Auckland War Memorial Museum exhibition 'Slogging up Italy' of 'Scars on the Heart'. Alan Moffat (458861) is quoted, 'I was lucky, he was unlucky.' AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (2008). vol. 3 p. 609 AWMM
    • Mawhete, Rangi. Papers. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-96/39. AWMM
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