Māori › William Frederick Reader Born 23 July 1919 - Died 21 January 1941 PDF Key details Service numberNZ402898 AWMM WWII 402898 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Last rankLeading Aircraftman/Military AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force, 2 Service Flying Training School AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Frederick AWMM SurnameReader AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberNZ402898 AWMM WWII 402898 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth23 July 1919 AWMM 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 Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchAir Force AWMM Service numberNZ402898 AWMM WWII 402898 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency Enlistment Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLeading Aircraftman/Military AWMM Royal New Zealand Air Force, 2 Service Flying Training School AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of William Thomas Reader, and of Nellie Reader (nee Faulkner), of Paraparaumu Beach, Kapiti Coast AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death21 January 1941 AWMM Age 21 AWMM Blenheim, Marlborough AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameKarori Crematorium Memorial, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Roll of Honour Remember William Frederick Reader by laying a poppy. Tom Henry Reader Victor Eric Reader William Frederick Reader Beth Margaret Readhead John Readhead Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Frederick Reader Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2921330 Sources Used DocumentsMartyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol. 1 p. 107, Vol. 3 p. 405 AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.