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William Pembroke Bell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Pembroke AWMM
  • Surname
    Bell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ421006 AWMM
    • WWII 421006 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 December 1912 AWMM BlenheimMarlborough 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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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ421006 AWMM
    • WWII 421006 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attached to the Royal Air Force for training, departed Wellington on board the Mauretania to San Fransico on 24th December 1942 arrived in San Francisco on 7th January 1943.

    Recieved a Distinguished Flying Cross while flying with the 620 Squadron, RAF Stirling.
    Member of the Goldfish Club.
    Mentioned in Despatches for distinguished services. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 May 1966 AWMM
    Age 53 AWMM
    Havelock NorthHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Plot 84, Block F, Havelock North Cemetery/ AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 3. p. 606 AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p. 81. AWMM

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