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William Mason Lockwood

  • Service number
    • WWI 16/1485 AWMM
    • WWII 2/24/74 AWMM
    • WWII: 2/24/74 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 4th NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion; WWII: No 4 Sqdn Independent Mtd RIfles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 40 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 40 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    William Mason AWMM
  • Surname
    Lockwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/1485 AWMM
    • WWII 2/24/74 AWMM
    • WWII: 2/24/74 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    9 October 1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    • son of William Lockwood & Katerina nee' Kerikeri Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
    • William Mason Lockwood's mother was KATERE-TE-WAI nee KIRIKIRI, my great grandmother. Public - Bryan - Direct descendant - 10 April 2016 - Family Whakapapa records, oral history from my mum, relatives and the man himself.
  • Address before enlistment
    WWII: Anaura, Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
    Shepherd at Anaura, Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • W. Lockwood (father), Tolaga Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • WWII: Catherine Beartrice Mary LOCKWOOD of Anaura, Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Relationship status
    single
    1925 married Catherine Beatrice Mary WEEKS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European; WWII: Home Guard Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 4th NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion; WWII: No 4 Sqdn Independent Mtd RIfles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/1485 AWMM
    • WWII 2/24/74 AWMM
    • WWII: 2/24/74 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Military service
    WWI: 1916-1918; WWII: 1942-1948 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals
    1939-1945 War Medal
    NZ War Service Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Storeman/Civilian AWMM
    • 6 Mar 1916 at Narrow Neck
      2 Nov 1940 at Tolaga Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WWII: Shepherd Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    WWI: 20yrs; WWII: 45yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Military record

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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    15 July 1971 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    75yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Tolaga Bay, East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tolaga Bat Cemetery East Coast Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block TOLRS; Plot 60; Warrant # 371 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • RIP Uncle. I came back to NZ in 1973 to see you and Aunty Cathy but was told you had passed. Memories of the bay from the 1960's
    Public - John David - Other relative - 5 October 2016
  • God bless those who gave their lives for the freedom of others. You are my grand uncle, the grand uncle I knew very little of. Rest in peace and love always.
    Public - Catherine Victoria - Other Relative - 25 February 2015

Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
05 October 2016John DavidMandurah AustraliaOther relative
10 April 2016BryannzDirect descendant
18 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
25 February 2015Catherine VictoriaMelbourne AustraliaOther Relative
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