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William Davies Eccleton

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Davies AWMM
  • Surname
    Eccleton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Aus402232 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 February 1916 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W.C. Eccleton (father), 16 Parawa Street, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Eccleton was the son of William Christopher and Frances Mary Eccleton; husband of Margaret Isabel Eccleton, of Croydon, New South Wales, Australia.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 August 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM Plot 2 Row 2 Grave 14 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Mount Albert Grammar School, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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06 February 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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