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William Arthur Dick

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Portrait of WA Dick (s/n NZ451917) with his wife, taken a few days before he went to Japan with the JForce.

Portrait of WA Dick (s/n NZ451917) with his wife, taken a few days before he went to Japan with the …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Dick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ451917 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 January 1927 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific AWMM
    • 1946-1948 British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
    • Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ451917 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Grading School, Taieri AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Mar 1945 AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was married to Effie Gay Bettie Nichols 1949 - 1964 and had five children Barry (died at birth), Malcolm, Gregory, Trevor, and Jacqueline.

    He was married to Kathleen Wolley 1964 - until his death and had three children Hayley, Duane, Heath AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 October 1993 AWMM
    TaihapeManawatu-Wanganui 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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Sources

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03 March 2016SarndraAuckland, New ZealandOther

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