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William Fletcher Stewart Craine

Headstone, Florence War Cemetery (photograph Gabrielle Fortune 2008). - Image has All Rights Reserved

Headstone, Florence War Cemetery (photograph Gabrielle Fortune 2008). - Image has All Rights Reserve …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Fletcher Stewart AWMM
  • Surname
    Craine AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    229383 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
    Unknown AWMM Private Bag, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr T.E. Craine (father), Rural Delivery, Kimbolton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    229383 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Craine was the son of Theophilus Edward Craine and of Annie Mary Violet Craine (nee Stewart), of Feilding.

    Educated at Feilding Agricultural High School. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 August 1944 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VII. E. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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/2613919
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 12: WW2 44 AWMM
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