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William Frederick Giles

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Identity

  • Title
    Mr Public - Deborah - Child - 18 July 2015 - Family
  • Forenames
    William Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Giles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bill AWMM
    • Bill Public - Deborah - Child - 18 July 2015 - Family
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 206315 AWMM
    • F206315 AWMM
    • 206315 Public - Deborah - Child - 18 July 2015 - Military Personnel Files
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 October 1930 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • 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
  • Enlistment
  • 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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  • Husband of Emma; father of Rob, Deb

    Served at Kapyong, Korea and Long Tan, Vietnam

    Service Papatoetoe

    Awarded BEM (date) citing extensive references to his service in Vietnam. Died in Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 June 2013 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    82 Public - Deborah - Child - 18 July 2015 - Family
  • Place of death
    Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Deborah - Child - 18 July 2015 - Family
  • Cause of death
    Heart Failure Public - Deborah - Child - 18 July 2015 - Family
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 20 June 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 July 2015DeborahAuckland New ZealandChild

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