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William Patton

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Patton 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • SS Biela was lost with all hands when she was torpedoed 400 miles off Cape Race, Canada. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 February 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Atlantic Ocean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Tower Hill Memorial, Trinity Square, London, England AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • To my brave uncle who never made it to nz alway remembered with pride
    Public - christine - Direct descendant - 21 August 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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21 August 2017christinetimaruDirect descendant

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