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William Routledge Nicholls

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Routledge AWMM
  • Surname
    Nicholls AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ401931 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ401931 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of College Rifles Rugby Football Club AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 May 1943 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    WhenuapaiAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Waipapakauri Aerodrome, Far North. Public - Jane - Other Relative - 10 February 2015 - Military personal file, newspapers, Far North Museum
  • Cause of death
    Died in plane crash Public - Jane - Other Relative - 10 February 2015 - Military personal file
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete 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

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll 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

Roll of Honour

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  • Lest we forget
    Public - Jane - Direct descendant - 21 April 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
10 February 2015JaneRussell, New ZealandOther Relative