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Laurence Wilfrid Newman

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Portrait of Laurence Wilfrid Newman 72803, Royal New Zealand Air Force, c.Second World War. Image kindly provdied by Flight Sergeant Isaac Jacobs (February 2021).

Portrait of Laurence Wilfrid Newman 72803, Royal New Zealand Air Force, c.Second World War. Image ki …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Laurence Wilfrid AWMM
  • Surname
    Newman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Lawrence AWMM
    • Laurie AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ72803 AWMM
    • J72803 AWMM
    • 72803 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 March 1926 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Master Signaller/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 7 July 1944 Family source
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Whangarei Boys' High School.

    41 Squadron posted in. 1963 posted out. Served WW2, Malaya, Borneo and Korat Thailand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 April 2007 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    OakuraTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated in New Plymouth, Taranaki AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 24 April 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    New Zealand, World War II Ballot Lists, 1940–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM

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