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William Edward Milligan

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Milligan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6681 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
    Unknown AWMM Main Road, Heretaunga, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Eileen C. Milligan (wife), C/o R. Tomkins, Akatarawa, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6681 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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  • Son of Thomas Martin Milligan and May Milligan; husband of Eileen C. Milligan, of Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 2. D. 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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