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Wilfred Maurice Chalk Williams

Portrait, Wilfred M.C. Williams - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Wilfred M.C. Williams - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilfred Maurice Chalk AWMM
  • Surname
    Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ1057 AWMM
    • WWII 1057 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
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    • Married to Kathleen Penelope Barnes. Sons Anthony Owen Williams, Miles Williams. Grandchildren Kathleen Penelope Williams and Maurice Stanley Williams Public - Kathleen Penelope - Direct descendant - 25 April 2023 - Family oral history. I am his granddaughter


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Wilfred Williams was the son of The Revd. Canon W. G. Williams and Mrs. Williams, of Wanganui, New Zealand; husband of K. P. Williams, of St. John's, Wanganui. AWMM
    • Wilfrid Maurice Chalk Williams (known as Maurice Williams)was born on 31.08.1912 at Wanganui. Public - Sarah Elizabeth - Other relative - 8 April 2016 - 'Faith and Farming - The Legacy of Henry Williams and William Williams' - EVAGEAN Publishing, 266 Shaw road, Titirangi, Auckland 1998.
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About death

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  • Death
    15 July 1943 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    OhakeaManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Aramoho Cemetery, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM Grave D 1 50 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • Wilfred Maurice Williams (known in the family as Maurice) was my mother Sybil Williams' only brother, so I am his niece. He died tragically, taking up a test flight which crashed at Ohakea in 1943, having survived years of air combat in Europe. He left behind an English wife, a little son and an unborn son. I never knew Maurice as he died several years before I was born. I would love to have contact with any who may have known him or known of him, as I would love to know more about him, his life and his death. Maurice had a long held dream to be a pilot and he left NZ to join the RAF in 1936. He was engaged in World War 11 from early on as a pilot.
    Public - Sarah Elizabeth - Other relative - 8 April 2016



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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Franks, N. (1991). Forever strong : the story of 75 Squadron RNZAF 1916-1990. Auckland, N.Z.: Random Century. AWMM


Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2023Kathleen PenelopeThe Gap, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaDirect descendant
08 April 2016Sarah ElizabethWellington, New ZealandOther relative
08 April 2016Sarah ElizabethWellington, New ZealandOther relative

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