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William Horace Gomm

Kateratahi & Waipaoa Honour Board 2nd NZEF - Pte W H Gomm's name appears on this Honour Board

Kateratahi & Waipaoa Honour Board 2nd NZEF

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Horace AWMM
  • Surname
    Gomm AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4774 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 Waipaoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W.J. Gomm (father), Waipaoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4774 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 Cowboy/Civilian AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag IX-C, Mulhausen, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 39449 AWMM

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
    27 March 1997 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    85yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block D; Plot 340; Warrant # 15866 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Kaiteratahi & Waipaoa Honour Board Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne Herald 9/11/2015
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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 67 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
    • Sinclair, D. (1954). 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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02 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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