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Nelson Cremer Turner

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  • Service number
    NZ39780 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant (Pilot) AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 53 Operational Training Unit AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Headstone, Llantwit Major Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Russell Downe, Mayor of Llantwit Major, May 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nelson Cremer AWMM
  • Surname
    Turner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ39780 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
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  • 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
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ39780 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant (Pilot) AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 53 Operational Training Unit AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Nelson Turner was the son of Edgar and Mildred Adelaide Turner, of Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Killed in an aircraft accident

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 September 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Accidental Death AWMM
  • Place of death
    United Kingdom AWMM
  • Death notes
    United Kingdom AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Llantwit Major Cemetery, Glamorganshire, Wales AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Sec. C. Grave 31. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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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. (2008), p. 481 AWMM