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William Joseph Stevens

William (Bill) Joseph STEVENS 
b. 15 Nov 1924 d. 4 July 2012
He is buried in the Northshore Memorial Gardens, Auckland

William J & Nola STEVENS

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Stevens AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 636927 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 195 Church Street East, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs A. Stevens (mother), 195 Church Street East, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 July 1947 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Railway porter/Civilian AWMM
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  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Nola AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 July 2012 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    • Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 6 July 2012 AWMM
    • STEVENS Bill (William) Joseph - # 636927 DIV_CAV 2nd NZEF. Passed away on 4th July 2012, surrounded by family after a long illness; aged 87yrs. Much loved husband of Nola (dec) & father of Jennifer, Michael & Dean & dearly loved father-in-law of Shay. Brother of Margaret, Vincent & Gerard (dec) & Grandad to Karli, Mitchell, Sonja, Monique & Alicia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 October 2015 - Gisborne Herald July 2012
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2DiCa.html
    Further Reference
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 126 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 6 July 2012 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 June 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
10 October 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZOther relative

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