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Douglas Ronald Bagby

Portrait of Leading Aircraftman Douglas Bagby NZ436864. Image kindly provided by Lynda Holroyd (November 2017). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Leading Aircraftman Douglas Bagby NZ436864. Image kindly provided by Lynda Holroyd (Nove …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Ronald AWMM
  • Surname
    Bagby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ436864 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 November 1924 AWMM ElthamTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Victoria Street, Dargaville AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. W.E. Bagby (mother), Victoria Street, Dargaville AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and 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
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 ft 6 in AWMM
    • Weight, WWII AWMM
      9 St AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Douglas was the youngest of three children (all sons), to Charles and Wilhelmina Ellen Bagby. He married Elva Mary Prescott in 1947 in Dargaville. They had a family of three daughters and one son (Marilyn, Kevin, Catherine and Lynda). Their last family home was in Mangere East, Auckland. Douglas passed away in 1985 and Elva passed away in 2008. Family source.

    Last served with Servicing Unit 2. Family source. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    16 October 1985 AWMM
    Age 60 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangere Lawn Cemetery, Mangere, Auckland AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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


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20 March 2018LyndaManukauChild

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