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William Arthur Watts

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Watts AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    512903 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 Victoria House, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Myrtle F. Watts (wife), Howell Place, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    512903 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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from sickness AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry and Jane Watts; husband of Myrtle Watts, of Tauranga. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 May 1943 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 1.35 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • We are honoured to know you helped build a safe home for your children and grandchildren's family. you are remembered and never forgotten. from your Grandson Thomas Arthur Watts
    Public - Thomas Arthur - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
      WW2 9: WW2 418 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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25 April 2017Thomas ArthurMurray Bridge Sa5253 AustraliaDirect descendant