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Keith Frederick Thiele

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Portrait of Keith Frederick Thiele, Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 16 SEPTEMBER 1942 p019. 'Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19420916-19-5'

Portrait of Keith Frederick Thiele, Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 16 SEPTEMB …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Keith Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Thiele AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jimmy AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

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Service

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Dec 1940 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Junior reporter AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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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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  • Keith Thiele was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) and three Distinguished Flying Crosses (DFC), one of only three New Zealand aircrew to be so honoured, and he was the only Kiwi flier to win a DFC on both bombers and fighters. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    5 January 2016 RNZ
    Age 94 AWMM
    SydneyNew South Wales RNZ
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Memorials

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Sources

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