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Ronald Ravenhall

Photograph of Aircraftman Ronald Ravenhall 451596. Image kindly provided by Lynette Hatrick (October 2017). Image may be subject to copyright.

Photograph of Aircraftman Ronald Ravenhall 451596. Image kindly provided by Lynette Hatrick (October …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald AWMM
  • Surname
    Ravenhall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ron AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 451596 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 March 1924 AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 28 Ranui Road, Remuera AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs M. Ravenhall, (Minnie) Mother, 28 Ranui Road, Remuera AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 25 April 1945 AWMM Apprentice carpenter/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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 ft 11 AWMM
    • Chest, WWII AWMM
      33 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
      Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu Auckland AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Other squadrons or ships served with: RNZAF Southern Works Squadron, O.T.P, P.R.P, Island Works Squadron, ROS Negros, P.R.P, N.NEP (8), Reserve C

    Last unit served with: Reserve C

    Husband of Beverly, Father of Peter, Kathryn, Lynette, James and Pattye. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    9 January 2013 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald, Saturday 12 January 2013

    Memorial Name and text: Ronald Ravenhall, 21 March 1924 - 9 January 2013
    Devoted husband of Bev, Loved by all his family, 86592 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Purewa Crematorium, Remuera AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Ronald Ravenhall

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  • A much loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Always missed and remembered by us all.
    Public - Lynette - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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