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Arthur Ashworth

Portrait of Pilot Officer Arthur Ashworth, Auckland Weekly News, 20 August 1941. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19410820-25-1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Pilot Officer Arthur Ashworth, Auckland Weekly News, 20 August 1941. Sir George Grey Spe …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Ashworth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Artie AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ436099 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 May 1920 AWMM GisborneNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 2 September 1939 AWMM Draughtsman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Arthur John and Edna Mary Ashworth.

    Also awarded The Malta 50th Anniversary Medal. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    19 February 1994 AWMM
    BournemouthEngland AWMM
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  • Age at death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • Recognising your extraordinary life and bravery today. You're in our thoughts xx
    Public - Lauren - Other relative - 24 April 2020



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  • External links
    Biography site
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
      p.297 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.589 AWMM
    • A Legend in His Time - Vincent A Ashworth
      'Artie' Bomber Command Legend - Vincent A Ashworth Public - Vincent - Other relative - 24 December 2023 - Family Papers, Autobiographical Notes, Log Books, personal references


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24 December 2023VincentMorinsville 3300Other relative
24 April 2020LaurenWellington, New ZealandOther relative
07 October 2017StoneyTuakau NZResearcher

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