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William Luke

Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Wellsford Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Luke AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    26481 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 J. Luke, Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Luke (brother), Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      13 December 1941 AWMM
    • WW2
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 107, Torviscosa, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 43645 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Phyllis AWMM
    • Husband of Gladys Emily Luke Public - Chelsey - Direct descendant - 28 July 2016 - Obituary Notice, Family

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 October 1988 AWMM
    Age 72 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 Returned Servicemen's Section, Block 1 Row A Plot 5 Seq 2 Ashes AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 279 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Further family information is available from the Albertland Museum AWMM
    • Wellsford Cemetery, 80 School Road, Wellsford, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 419 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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28 July 2016ChelseyGalatea, New ZealandDirect descendant

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