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William John Howard

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Howard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    J. Howard AWMM
  • Service number
    32014 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 May 1916 AWMM RaweneNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 16 May 1940 AWMM Motuti, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Howard father), Motuti, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    32014 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed as J. Howard on the Hokianga Memorial AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa 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
    • Medjez-El-Bab Memorial, Tunisia AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu, Hokianga, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of William John Howard

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  • Lest we forget.
    Your family and country are proud of your service. You will be honoured for generations to come. Rest in Eternal Peace x
    Public - Tuini - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
  • I am proud that you fought for our country and I wish I see you in heaven
    Public - Riley - 24 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2542152
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    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
    WW2 3: WW2 225 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2020TuiniSydney, AustraliaDirect descendant
24 April 2015RileyAuckland, New zealandOther
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