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William Anthony Quirk

Headstone of Pte William Anthony QUIRK 449704. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 14426. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Pte William Anthony QUIRK 449704. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Anthony AWMM
  • Surname
    Quirk AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    449704 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 1944 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    449704 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.81 Cabinetmaker/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.81
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.81
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Quirk was the son of James and Ellen Quirk, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    • 15 July 1945 AWMM
      Age 22 AWMM
      ItalyEurope AWMM
    • 5 July 1946 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 22 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Milan War Cemetery, Italy AWMM III. A. 7. AWMM
    • Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 144, Plot 26 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2816988
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.81 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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