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Full Name
William John Orlowski
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William John
Surname
Orlowski
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
7036
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr. F.S. Orlowski (father), Junction Hotel, Severn Street, Oamaru, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Military Camp, Burnham, Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District
Christchurch
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
Headquarters 20 Canto.
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 137
Campaigns
Egypt
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Egypt
Date of Death
26 September 1940
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1940
Cemetery Name
Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
N. 22.
Biographical Notes
William Orlowski was the son of Francis Orlowski and of Mary Orlowski (nee Gibson), of Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand.
Sources Used
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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