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William Herbert Purvis

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Purvis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    3062 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    8 July 1915 Public - Roy Holford - Child - 31 December 2016 - our family tree
  • Place of birth
    Riverton Public - Roy Holford - Child - 31 December 2016 - our family tree
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM P.O. Box 15 Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
    • Tauranga road, waihi Public - Roy Holford - Child - 31 December 2016 - I lived there to age 1849 to age 8
  • Post war occupation
    sheep farmer / music teacher Public - Roy Holford - Child - 31 December 2016 - personal memory
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.S. Brew ( aunt) P.O. Box 15, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • After ww2 married Wendy Parkinson Public - Roy Holford - Child - 31 December 2016 - our family tree

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egypt Tobruk Crete Public - Roy Holford - Child - 31 December 2016 - oral history
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Army engineers Public - Roy Holford - Child - 31 December 2016 - oral history
  • Service number
    3062 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
  • 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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  • Memorial name

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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 148 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
31 December 2016Roy HolfordAotearoaChild

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