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Walter Lionel Bickerton

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Lionel AWMM
  • Surname
    Bickerton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 2417 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    auckland Public - Stanley Lionel - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017 - oral history
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM 44 Pine Street, Balmoral, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • as above Public - Stanley Lionel - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017 - oral history
  • Post war occupation
    shoe maker Public - Stanley Lionel - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017 - oral history
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs G. Bickerton (mother) 44 Pine Street, Balmoral, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • as a bove Public - Stanley Lionel - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017 - oral history............from his mother/..my grandmother,..........and my mother.
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM
    • single Public - Stanley Lionel - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017 - as related to me.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 2417 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    shoe maker Public - Stanley Lionel - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017 - i believe its on his army enlistment papers.??
  • 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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Death

About 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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  • met my father when i was about 31 years old...................never seen him before...............my mother told me the last time he saw me was in ALBERT PARK,...when i was 3 months old...his sister..NANCY CURTIS,.was my god mother.......she asked me to meet him,......as he was enquireing about me,...............i went to see him at ..RANFURLY VETERANS HOME,.....at three kings/auckland.....one winters night..........kept in touch , until he died in the point chevalier mental home..........then called ''THE WHAU''.............as it was built near or on the '' WHAU CREEK''........he was sent there after a drinking bout at the rest home............and played up...............died in a drug inducted stupour days later................was told this,.....after a friend who worked there approached me the day day before he died..........my father was buried by the salvation army...........at waik
    Public - Stanley Lionel - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 1: WW2 18 AWMM

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01 October 2017Stanley Lionel kamo, whangareiDirect descendant

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