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William Edward Nilsson

Portrait of Pilot Officer William Edward Nilsson, Auckland Weekly News, 3 February 1943. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19430203-18-3. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Pilot Officer William Edward Nilsson, Auckland Weekly News, 3 February 1943. Sir George …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Nilsson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • 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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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Nilsson was the son of Oscar Nilsson and of Hyacinth Victoria Nilsson (nee Goldstone), of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    19 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Upavon Church Cemetery, Wiltshire, England AWMM Row C. Grave 6. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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