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Ian Harry Walter Franks

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Memorial photograph, unveiled on 25 April 2004 by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta was supplied by Bev Tosh. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Harry Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Franks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ42172 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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  • Ian Franks was the son of Thomas Frederick Franks and of Cora Elizabeth Grey Franks (nee Keig) of Taranaki, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    2 August 1943 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    CanadaNorth America AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kenogami Protestant Cemetery, Quebec, Canada AWMM Sec. J. 1. 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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Sources

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