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William Alan Trolove

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Alan AWMM
  • Surname
    Trolove AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ4211654 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 April 1924 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ4211654 AWMM
  • Military service
    Air Training Corps AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Initial Training Wing, Rotorua (29.4.1943) AWMM
    • No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School, Harewood (26.6.1943) AWMM
    • No. 2 Service Flying Training School, Woodbourne AWMM
    • Operational Training, Levin (Jan. 1943) AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Sep 1942 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Received Flying Badge November 1943.

    Promoted to Sergeant December 1943 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Talili BayRabaul AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia 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