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William Plester Cater

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Headstone, Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyrig …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Plester AWMM
  • Surname
    Cater AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4965 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 January 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Whenuakura, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Cater (mother), 42 Weston Avenue, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4965 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded 5 June 1941 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded again, details unknown AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Claude and Margaret Jane Cater, of Palmerston North

    Killed while carrying a wounded comrade to safety. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Tebaga GapTunisia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM XI. E. 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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