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Halford Douglas Pye

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  • Service number
    NZ412736 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Flying Officer/Military AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 115 Squadron, RAF AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Halford Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Pye AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ412736 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Occupation before enlistment
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ412736 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Flying Officer/Military AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 115 Squadron, RAF AWMM

Biographical information

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  • Son of James Douglas Pye and F. Gwendoline Pye of Katikati

    In 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen undertook a project in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery photographing all the headstones of New Zealanders buried there AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    28 May 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Germany AWMM
  • Death notes
    Germany AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany AWMM
  • Grave reference
    19 F 13 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Katikati War Memorial Hall, Katikati, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM