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William John Perry

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Perry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    65070 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 March 1918 Family
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Hill Road, Manurewa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Perry (father), Hill Road, Manurewa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65070 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Territorials joined 27 June 1940, trained at Whangarei racecourse, Vickers Gun course Public - Bronwyn - Child - 26 January 2017 - family oral history
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
      AWMM
    • 1 October 1940 Public - Bronwyn - Child - 26 January 2017 - family oral history, Personnel Service record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    22 years Public - Bronwyn - Child - 26 January 2017 - family oral history

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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    • Husband of the late Elspeth, father of Gael AWMM
    • Husband of the late Elspeth Perry, father of Gael and Bronwyn Public - Bronwyn - Child - 26 January 2017 - Family history, birth certificates

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 February 2012 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 February 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-27Ba.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 167 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 February 2012 AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
26 January 2017BronwynHokitika, New ZealandChild
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