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Percy Billett

Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia.

Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy AWMM
  • Surname
    Billett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    428580 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    428580 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Percy Billett was the son of Herbert James Billett and Margaret Billett, of Greymouth, Westland, New Zealand; husband of Elizabeth Billett, of Greymouth. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM IV. B. 20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • R.I.P our Grandad and great grandad
    - from Krissie, Raiden and Mace 🌹
    Public - Krissie - Direct descendant - 22 April 2023
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  • Remembering you and understanding your families grief at your passing al those years ago. Brother Bert diligently attended Anzac services over the years in remembrance of his loved elder brother. RIP Percy
    Public - Robin - Other Relative - 27 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2103792
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.34 AWMM
    • Norton, F. (1952). 26 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 April 2023Krissie GreymouthDirect descendant
05 June 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
27 April 2015Robin Tauranga New ZealandOther Relative

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