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William Patrick Hayes

Private W. P. Hayes of Drury, from the Auckland Weekly News, 6 January 1943. Image kindly provided by  Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19430106-18-25. Image has no known copyright.

Private W. P. Hayes of Drury, from the Auckland Weekly News, 6 January 1943. Image kindly provided b …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Hayes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 66722 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
    WW2 1941 AWMM Drury AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs N. Hayes (m.), Drury AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 66722 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 1941 2NZEF Nom Roll 5 Farmer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 5
    2NZEF Nom Roll 5
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Hayes was the son of Patrick and Norah Hayes, of Takapuna, Auckland. New Zealand.

    Remembered on the Drury-Runciman Memorial AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM II. C. 16. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Drury-Runciman Memorial, near Drury Hall, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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