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William Alfred James Thurling

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Alfred James AWMM
  • Surname
    Thurling AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    27843 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 July 1919 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Hamblyn Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Hamblyn Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr W.S.B. Thurling (father), Record Street, Fitzroy, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr W.S.B. Thurling (father), Record Street, Fitzroy, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 28 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    27843 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 January 2001 AWMM
    Age 81 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, January 2001 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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