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Paul Evans Walshe

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Paul in his Air Force Uniform

Paul Evans Walshe

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Paul Evans AWMM
  • Surname
    Walshe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Paul Evan Walshe AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 23415 AWMM
    • WWII NZ1998 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 August 1918 Military Personnel File Cape FoulwindWest Coast Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM Cape Foulwind, Westport AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. A.A. Walshe, Cape Foulwind, Westport (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    • WWII 23415 AWMM
    • WWII NZ1998 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.193 Forest labourer 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.193
    WestportWest Coast 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.193
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • First embarked with the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force before transferring to the Royal Air Force and then again to Royal New Zealand Air Force. Served for 20 months with the 2NZEF and 4 years and 121 days with the RAF/RNZAF. Source: Military Personnel File.

    Shot down over Mando, Denmark and survived uninjured aprt from shrapnel wounds. Captured by German soldiers stationed at an outpot on Mando and taken as a Prisoner of War. Family source.

    Interviews with Flight Lieutenant Walshe about his Air Force service are held by the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT), Auckland. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 August 2007 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Plot 829, Block 38, General Area, Seaview Road Cemetery, Stoke, Nelson AWMM
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Sources

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  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.193 AWMM
    • New Zealand, World War II Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations, 1939–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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23 March 2022JeffreyWanganuiOther relative
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