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William Glenie

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  G_006. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel G_006. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Glenie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • 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
    Mr James William Henry Glennie (father), Green Meadows, Hawkes Bay, 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James William Henry and Elizabeth Agnes Glennie of Green Meadows, Hawkes Bay

    The Fort Mumford was torpedoed and sunk by Japanese submarine I 27 (Commanded by Fukumura) in the Indian Ocean about 500 miles north west of Ceylon in position 10 north 71 east whitely on maiden voyage from Vancouver, British Columbia for Lyttelton, New Zealand and then on to Suez and Alexandria via Colombo and Aden. The ship carried 6649 tons of military stores. The Master, Captain John H R Smith, OBE, and crew of 45 and 4 gunners, were lost. The sole survivor, Gunner H. Bailey, was rescued by an Arab Dhow and landed at Mikindani, Tanganyika AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Indian Ocean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Tower Hill Memorial, Trinity Square, London, England AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Lloyd's war losses : the Second World War. (1989-). (Vols. 1-2). London, England: Lloyd's of London Press. AWMM
    • Tennent, A. (2001). British and Commonwealth Merchant Ship Losses to Axis Submarines 1939-45. Gloucestershire, England: Sutton Publishing. AWMM
    • Rohwer, J. (1999). Axis Submarine Successes of World War Two. London, England: Greenhill Books. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • British vessels lost at sea, 1939-1945 (reprint). (1976). Cambridge, England: Patrick Stephens. AWMM
    • Hague, A. (2000). The allied convoy system, 1939-1945 : its organization, defence and operation. St Catharines, Ont.: Vanwell. AWMM

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