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William Peter Simpson

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Headstone, Tuakau Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Tuakau Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Peter AWMM
  • Surname
    Simpson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 4721 AWMM
    • 8296 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 October 1861 AWMM InvernessScotland 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

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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
    South Africa Unknown AWMM
    Age 41 AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He married twice. His second wife was Ruth Broomhead France

    Served as a veterinary surgeon during the Boer War.

    Served with the New Zealand Mounted Rifles 7th and 9th contingent. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 February 1945 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tuakau Cemetery, Alexandra Redoubt Road, Tuakau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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