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Full Name
William Douglas Diehl
Rank Last Held
Able Seaman
Forename(s)
William Douglas
Surname
Diehl
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
C/5428
Gender
Male
Next of Kin
Alfred Emil Diehl (father), Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Last Unit Served
Royal Navy, HMS Phoebe, NZ Division
Place of Death
Mediterranean
Date of Death
27 August 1941
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Torpedoed, listed missing, presumed killed
Cemetery Name
Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
2. C. 16.
Biographical Notes
William Wiehl was the son of Alfred Emil Diehl and Gertrude Victoria Diehl (nee Stow), of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait from The Weekly News; 10 September 1941
Sources Used
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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