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William George Edge

Frame made by William John Edge displaying photograph and service medals of William George Edge

William George Edge 7738

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William George AWMM
  • Surname
    Edge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7738 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    17 October 1915 Public - William John - Child - 8 August 2016 - Family Records
  • Place of birth
    Pahiatua Public - William John - Child - 8 August 2016 - Family Records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Milne Street, Hunterville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farm labourer and then farmer at Main South Road, Rangiwahia Public - William John - Child - 8 August 2016 - Family Records
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs N. Edge (mother?), Milne Street, Hunterville, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Vergilia Edge, Mother, Milne Street, Hunterville, New Zealand Public - William John - Child - 8 August 2016 - Family Records
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    7738 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    16 July 1987 Public Source
  • Date of death
    16/7/1987 Public - Allan - Researcher - 28 December 2018 - http://www.mdc.govt.nz/Online_Services/Find_It/Cemetery_Search
  • Age at death
    71 Public - Allan - Researcher - 28 December 2018 - http://www.mdc.govt.nz/Online_Services/Find_It/Cemetery_Search
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Feilding Cemetery Public - Allan - Researcher - 28 December 2018 - http://www.mdc.govt.nz/Online_Services/Find_It/Cemetery_Search
  • Grave reference
    Block 4 Row 214 Plot 13 Public - Allan - Researcher - 28 December 2018 - http://www.mdc.govt.nz/Online_Services/Find_It/Cemetery_Search
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • A few tears shed. Thinking of you today. Your loving daughter Janet
    Public - Janet - Child - 25 April 2020
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  • Hey Great Grand pop, I cant believe i found you! (me and my buddy) I know i didnt get to meet you, but you will still see me from above. Hope you have a good time in heaven with your friends. Love Leah, your great granddaughter.
    Public - Leah Dawn Boyd - Direct descendant - 13 March 2018
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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 54 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020JanetMastertonChild
28 December 2018AllanFeildingResearcher
13 March 2018Leah Dawn BoydHawksbay New Zealand Direct descendant
08 August 2016William JohnFeilding, New ZealandChild

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