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William Lloyd McConnell

Fiji Coast Artillery Football Team. Winners Army Competition - ​Suva, Fiji, 1943. Back Row: Gnr. H. E. Flanagan, 2Lt. H. Boulton, Gnr. W. J. Connor, Gnr. H. F. Newman, Gnr. J. W. Matthews, 2/Lt. S. r. Egan. Middle Row: S/Sgt. K. R. Low, Gnr. W. F. Sherman, Lt. W. L. McConnell, Bdr. I. S. Matthews, Gnr. A.P. Parsons, T. H. Wilson, L/Bdr. A. Tee. Front Row: Gnr. N. V. Bowden, Sgt. A. H. Young, Sgt. D. Whitcombe, Capt. R. I. Lainberg (President), Lt. J. R. Sh...(Captain), Gnr. A. Henderson, Sgt. J. Wilson. Image kindly provided by Low whanua (September 2021).

Fiji Coast Artillery Football Team. Winners Army Competition - ​Suva, Fiji, 1943. Back Row: Gnr. H. …

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Lloyd AWMM
  • Surname
    McConnell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    374824 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 39 Islington Street, Herne bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr F.E. McConnell (father), 39 Islington Street, Herne bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM


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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ann; father of Ross, Sharyn, Diane AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    4 December 2005 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block J Row 12 Plot 101 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, December 2005 AWMM
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  • External links
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium records
    Sources Used
  • References
    • 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 243 AWMM
    • Kirk, Stan. Letters from members of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club 1939-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library- Tāmaki Paenga Hira.. MS-1418 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: December 2005 AWMM

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