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William Noel Williams

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William Noel Williams (Bill)

William Noel Williams (known as Noel in civilian life and Bill to his air force friends)

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Noel AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ40952 AWMM
    • WWII 40952 AWMM
    • 133162 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 November 1913 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr H. Williams (father), 120a Carroll Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

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
    • Air Observer/Military AWMM
    • Navigator AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 9 April 1940 AWMM Hairdresser/Civilian AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Flew over 600 operational hours. Source: Hanson, By Such Deeds, p.517.

    Reported injured on air operations July 1941.

    SERVICE Royal New Zealand Air Force, attached Royal Air Force. Royal Air Force, 105 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1 Squadron 13 Operational Training Unit, RAF (Instructor). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 August 1982 AWMM
    Age 68 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • 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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  • Still missing you after all these years Dad - always loved you and always will , Linda xxxx
    Public - Linda Ann - Child - 20 July 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 3, p. 590 ref 38 AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p. 517 AWMM
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Vol. 1, p. 168 AWMM
    • Ross, J. (1955). Royal New Zealand Air Force. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p. 219-20 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 January 2020LindaWaikanae, New ZealandChild
20 July 2015Linda AnnWellington New ZealandChild

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