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Robert Hamish Balfour

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Robert Balfour (Left) & John Oldfield outside headquarters of 18th Squadron, Ondonga New Georgia 1943.

Robert Balfour (Left) & John Oldfield at Ondonga New Georgia 1943

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Hamish AWMM
  • Surname
    Balfour AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ40958 AWMM
    • WWII 133136 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 April 1917 Air to Air WaimateWaimate Air to Air
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  • 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 9 April 1940 Air to Air Royal New Zealand Air Force Air to Air
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Embarkations

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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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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 June 1996 Air to Air
    Age 79 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury Air to Air
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Rudge, C. (2003). Air-to-air : the story behind the air-to-air combat claims of the RNZAF. Lyttelton, N.Z.: Adventure Air. AWMM

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06 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui NewZealandResearcher
08 May 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
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