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Roger Leon Corcoran

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Memorial photograph, Airmen from Australia and New Zealand Memorial, Calgary unveiled on 25 April 2004 by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta (photo by Bev Tosh) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roger Leon AWMM
  • Surname
    Corcoran AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ431319 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Roger and Clarice Patience Corcoran, of Whakatane, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 March 1945 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    CanadaNorth America AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Middleton Holy Trinity Old Cemetery, Middleton, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada AWMM Sec. 2. Grave 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Airmen from Australia and New Zealand Memorial, Memorial Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada AWMM

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  • It is now 70 years since you died in Nova Scotia. I am very grateful that my daughter Katy was able to visit your grave, the first family member to do so. I know Nana and Poppa and Bob would have loved to have been able to go to Canada. I will get there one day. Your niece Colleen
    Public - Colleen Mary - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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

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17 September 2019AngelaVancouverOther relative
23 April 2015Colleen MaryRotorua New ZealandOther Relative