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William John Farr

Back row (l-r): J. M. Gaddes, A. C. Cullen, W. I. Farr, M. D. Sneddon, Middle row (l-r): A. C. King, W. S. Norman, J. Worth, K. P. Olsen, Front row (l-r): W. W. Williams, F. Stevenson, D. M. Cameron. Identification Album RNZAF (c.1939-1945). Aerodrome Defence Unit, Camp 1. Hibiscus Coast (Silverdale) RSA Museum (G34). CC BY 4.0.
Back row (l-r): J. M. Gaddes, A. C. Cullen, W. I. Farr, M. D … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Farr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ427798 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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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Marjorie Alexandra Mary (Black)

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information from the headstone AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    5 February 1971 AWMM
    Age 50 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM Block 1 Row R3 Plot 106 Seq 1 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Auckland Council cemetery records - North Shore, Rodney
    http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/northburialcremationrecords.aspx
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 3 p. 607 ref 150 AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
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