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Cyril Eaton Kay

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cyril Eaton AWMM
  • Surname
    Kay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cyrus AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ1011 AWMM
    • WWII 70004 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 June 1902 AWMM 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    14 July 1926 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2
    2nd Embarkation AWMM

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Pioneer of New Zealand aviation. Commanding Officer of 75 (NZ) Squadron, RAF, November1940 to September 1941. Honorary Aide-de-Camp to the Governor General, 2 April 1945 to 1 April 1946. Chief of Air Staff June 1956 to July 1958. Source: Hanson, By Such Deeds, p.283. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    29 April 1993 AWMM
    LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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