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Robert Duncan Yule

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  • Service number
    33502 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Wing Commander AWMM
    Royal Air Force AWMM
  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
    • Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Duncan AWMM
  • Surname
    Yule AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    33502 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    29 January 1920 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Invercargill, Southland, South Island, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
    • Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1940 Battle of Britain AWMM
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    33502 AWMM
  • Military service
    145 Squadron, RAF AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) AWMM
      DSO. 1944 AWMM
    • Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) AWMM
    • 1939-45 Star (Battle of Britain clasp) AWMM
    • War Medal 1939-1945 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Inter War Vessel was Rangitiki AWMM
    Royal Air Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Wing Commander AWMM
    Royal Air Force AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of a dental surgeon, Robert Yule

    Won a scholarship to RAF College at Cranwell

    Portrait in Wynn, K. (1981). The Battle of Britain: 10 July- 31 October 1940 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    33 AWMM
  • Date of death
    11 September 1953 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Accidental Death AWMM
  • Place of death
    London, England AWMM
  • Death notes
    London, England AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Wynn, K. (1981). A clasp for "The Few". Auckland. N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      Wynn, K. (1981). p. 447-450 AWMM