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William Lawrence Dillon

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Lawrence AWMM
  • Surname
    Dillon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Laurence Dillon AWMM
  • Service number
    • 11730 AWMM
    • Korea 30092 AWMM
    • Malaya 30092 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 August 1912 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Army Department, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Jayforce Unknown AWMM Army Department, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs M. Dillon (mother), 53 Ellice Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Jayforce Mrs M. Dillon (mother), 53 Ellice Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 Eva Jane Rolston (815268), they married in Japan during the occupation.

    Middle name is spelled Laurence on the Nominal Rolls AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    25 October 2003 AWMM
    New Zealand 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 24 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 34 AWMM
    • I do: 125 years of weddings in New Zealand AWMM
      Coney, S. (1995). I do. 125 years of weddings in New Zealand. Auckland, N.Z.: Hodder Moa Beckett.p. 68 wedding portrait AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Nominal rolls embarkation K-force [Korea Nominal Roll], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1433 (R22440250) AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • FARELF Nominal Roll Part 1 1958-1961 - Archives New Zealand, Wellington, CAJN CH189/Box70 41/4/11 (R21234083) AWMM

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