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William Malcolm Rex Poole

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Malcolm Rex AWMM
  • Surname
    Poole AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    40749 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
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    40749 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
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.382 Carpenter/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.382
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.382
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM XVI. D. 26. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Another year has come and gone, yet not one year you are forgotten, an Uncle I never got to meet, but still love within my heart. Rest in peace Uncle xxx Thank you for your sacrifice. xxx
    Public - Eleanor - Direct descendant - 25 April 2018
  • always remembered never forgotten from his family
    Public - isabel pearl - Other relative - 18 April 2016
  • Much loved Uncle but never met, your memory and legacy lives on, you'll always be loved and cherished, forever remembered as the lad from the Gowan Valley who went to war, was so close to coming home, but never made it back. May heaven be all you believed xx
    Public - Eleanor Claire - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.382 AWMM

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23 April 2015Eleanor Clairechristchurch, New ZealandOther Relative
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