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Truby Edward Dodgshun

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Truby Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Dodgshun AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ2140 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 February 1922 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of Gordon & Freda DODGSHUN Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Gordon Mawley Dodgshun (father), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 October 2015 - Research

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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  • Embarkation details

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Mr Gordon Mawley Dodgshun and Mrs Freda Lilian Dodgshun Gisborne

      A pilot instructor AWMM
    • KILLED INSTANTLY
      FATE OF PILOT-OFFICER STRUCK BY PROPELLER (P.A.) WELLINGTON, this day. Pilot-Officer Truby Edward Dodgshun, whose mother is Mrs. G. E. Dodgshun, of Gisborne, was killed instantly at a South Island air station on September 12 1944, when he walked into the propeller of an aircraft which was taxi-ing up to its hangar. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Auckland Star, Volume LXXV, Issue 217, 13 September 1944, Page 3
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Death

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  • Death
    12 September 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    WoodbourneMarlborough AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Omaka Cemetery, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Plot D. 15. AWMM
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 2 p. 274 AWMM