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Lewis Alfred Squire

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Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lewis Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Squire AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mick Squire AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ417244 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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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Tjinegara AWMM

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lewis Squire was the eldest son of Bertram Charles and Louisa Jane Squire of Kawakawa, Bay of Islands. He was born at Kawakawa and educated at the District High School there.

    On leaving school he joined the Whangarei Railways staff until his enlistment in the RNZAF at the age of 19.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 September 1943 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    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
    • Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM
    • Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum AWMM
    • Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum, Memorial Plaque WW2 AWMM
    • Kawakawa District War Memorial, Kawakawa and Districts War Memorial Domain AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
    Kawakawa Memorial Library Centre, Wynard Street, Kawakawa, Northland, New Zealand
    http://www.nzmuseums.co.nz/account/3128
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
      Northland Roll of Honour CDROM 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