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Louvain Trevor Cairns

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  • Service number
    NZ402437 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Flight Sergeant AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Louvain Trevor AWMM
  • Surname
    Cairns AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ402437 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ402437 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Flight Sergeant AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert Cairns and Elizabeth Cairns (nee Latimer) of St Albans, Christchurch. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    26 AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 July 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Europe AWMM
  • Death notes
    Europe AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    Panel 117 AWMM
  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • 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