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William Denzil Philp

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 16 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Denzil AWMM
  • Surname
    Philp AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Denzil William Philp AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 20009 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 April 1905 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 16 Pirie Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 16 Pirie Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs Philp (wife), 16 Pirie Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs Philp (wife), 16 Pirie Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    Wounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
    Wounded 23 May 1941 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Commanding Officer (CO) of 4 Field Regiment, March - December 1943.

    Appointed CO of 6 Field Regiment, August 1944.

    Returned to New Zealand, February 1945.

    Listed as Denzil William Philp by BDM, deaths. Haigh & Polaschek incorrectly spell Philp's surname as "Philip". AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 December 1994 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM D 05A 031 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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