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Full Name
William Henry Yerrington
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William Henry
Surname
Yerrington
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
9371
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs L. Yerrington (mother), 95 Brougham Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Public Works Department, Taratahi, Marlborough, New Zealand
Military District
Christchurch
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
20 (Canterbury & Otago) Infantry Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 203
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
22 May 1941
Age at Death
30
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference
Face 14.
Biographical Notes
William Yerrington was the son of Henry Edward and Leah Yerrington.
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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