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William Lewis Brewer

Portrait of NZ674 Chief Telegraphist W.L. Brewer, DSM for action on Achilles at River Plate; from H.M.S. Achilles and the battle of the River Plate - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait of NZ674 Chief Telegraphist W.L. Brewer, DSM for action on Achilles at River Plate; from H. …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Lewis AWMM
  • Surname
    Brewer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ674 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
    River Plate AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ674 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Telegraphist AWMM
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

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