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William Simpson

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Gunner Simpson, detail from Group photo, POWs in Bardia Prison Camp taken in 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Simpson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    61183 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 August 1918 AWMM LochgellyFife AWMM
    Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 September 1940 AWMM Valley Road, Hikurangi, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G. Simpson (mother), Valley Road, Hikurangi, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    61183 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Narrow Neck Camp AWMM
    • Papakura AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Sep 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Coal miner/Civilian AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Sinusitis AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

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. (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 322 AWMM
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