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William John Dowling

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Dowling AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    • 421775 AWMM
    • 206008 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
    Unknown AWMM C/o Pokaka Timber Company, Pokaka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S. Dowling (mother), 14 Beaconsfield Street, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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
  • 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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  • Husband of Sarah; father of Tony, Bev, Graham, Robert.

    Service held at Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 January 2009 AWMM
    TokoroaWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Manukau Memorial Gardens (Papatoetoe Cemetery), Papatoetoe, Manukau City, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 8 January 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • My precious dad, we are sooooo grateful for your sacrifice as a country and as our dad and poppa. We honour your memory dad and miss you like crazy. Aroha tino tino nui Bev xx
    Public - Bev - Child - 19 April 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand in the Korean War. New Zealand History online
    http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-war
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • K-Force nominal roll : embarked for Korea on 'Ormonde' on 10 December 1950 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 118 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 8 January 2009 AWMM

Contributors

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19 April 2017BevAucklandChild

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