Māori › William Routledge Nicholls Died 6 May 1943 PDF Key details Service numberNZ401931 AWMM WWII 401931 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankSergeant AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Routledge AWMM SurnameNicholls AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberNZ401931 AWMM WWII 401931 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth 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 Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberNZ401931 AWMM WWII 401931 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency Enlistment Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSergeant AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Member of College Rifles Rugby Football Club AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death6 May 1943 AWMM Age 22 AWMM Whenuapai, Auckland AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of deathWaipapakauri Aerodrome, Far North. Public - Jane - Other Relative - 10 February 2015 - Military personal file, newspapers, Far North Museum Cause of deathKilled on Active Service AWMM Died in plane crash Public - Jane - Other Relative - 10 February 2015 - Military personal file Death notes CemeteryWaikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Protestant Soldiers Area B, Row 4A, Grave 9 AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRoll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM Mount Albert Grammar School, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Roll of Honour Remember William Routledge Nicholls by laying a poppy. William Kenneth Nicholls William Ritchie Nicholls William Routledge Nicholls Winston William Nicholls Arthur Cowie Nichols Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Routledge Nicholls Leave a note Contribute › Processing Lest we forget Public - Jane - Direct descendant - 21 April 2017 Report Related objects Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-1993-139 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2919611 Sources Used DocumentsMartyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 21 April 2017JaneRussell, New ZealandDirect descendant The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.