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William Withers

  • Service number
    South African 1477 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Puky Withers AWMM
    • Wilson Paki AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Withers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Puky Withers AWMM
    • Wilson Paki AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 1477 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 1477 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Farmer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    OpotikiBay of Plenty Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Stowers states Wither's name as Wilson Withers. McGibbon states his names as Pucky Withers.

    Father was named Thomas Withers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 May 1978 AWMM
    Age 100 AWMM
    OpotikiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Opotiki Public Cemetery, St John Street / Duke Street & State Highway 2, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM RSA, Row 21, Plot 170. AWMM
  • 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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