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William Lynn Kauter

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Headstone, Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Lynn AWMM
  • Surname
    Kauter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ405281 AWMM
    • WWII 405281 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 October 1915 RNZAF Biographies (R17845612) NapierHawkes Bay RNZAF Biographies (R17845612)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr S. Kauter (father), 38 Nelson Crescent, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Father: Mr. S. Kauter. 47 Wellesley Rd, Napier AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. Mrs. S. Kauter of Napier AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845612)
  • 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 Kauter was the son of Stephen Kauter and of Clara Harriet Clarendale Kauter (nee Steed), of Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

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

    Attended Napier Technical College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845612)) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    20 June 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    LibyaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya AWMM 6. G. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 1 p. 213; Vol. 3 p. 279 AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ib - Ly. Archives New Zealand (R17845612) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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24 November 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
05 February 2018RexAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant

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