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William Duncan Cator



  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Duncan AWMM
  • Surname
    Cator AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2435 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 May 1865 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


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
    South Africa Carrier/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    StratfordTaranaki Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Father was named William Robert Cator. AWMM
    • William Duncan CATOR (1865 - 1944), son of Robert William Cator and Hannah Gorrie, formerly Cator, nee Stanton.

      Was working as a carrier in Stratford, where his mother and step-father, James Gorrie, resided in 1900. He was 5 feet, 11 1/2 inches tall.

      Returning to New Zealand, he lived in Picton prior to working on a number of ships as a cook before living in the Tasman area where he was a poultry farmer. Public - Wayne - Other relative - 28 April 2016 - Military Personnel File
      Family HIstory
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About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1944 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 80 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Richmond Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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28 April 2016WayneNew ZealandOther relative

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