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William John Harrison

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Harrison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    35759 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 July 1919 AWMM RomfordEssex AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 56 Nelson Crescent, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.H. Nelson (father), 56 Nelson Crescent, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    35759 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Henry and Amy (nee Leeds) Harrison

      Husband of Verna; father of Karen, Sandra, Lorraine, Kevin and Stephen AWMM
    • Grandfather of Nicola, Paul, Hayley, Steven, Charmian, Katherine, Rachel and Conor Public - Katherine Elizabeth - Direct descendant - 29 April 2020 - Family Papers

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 August 2004 AWMM
    RotoruaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, August 2004 AWMM
  • 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
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 200 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, August 2004 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 April 2020Katherine ElizabethWellington, New ZealandDirect descendant

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