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Vernon Knightbridge

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Portrait of Vernon (Jim) Knightbridge in uniform, probably taken before he left New Zealand, c.Second World War. Image kindly provided by Louise Goodson (May 2021).

Portrait of Vernon (Jim) Knightbridge in uniform, probably taken before he left New Zealand, c.Secon …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Vernon AWMM
  • Surname
    Knightbridge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ42332 AWMM
    • WWII 42332 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 November 1920 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 NZ42332 AWMM
    • WWII 42332 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Dorothy Gay Knightbridge. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 September 2003 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maungaturoto Congregational Church Cemetery, Maungaturoto, Kaipara, Northland AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand, World War II Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations, 1939–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM
    • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • This record was partially created from data kindly provided by Dale Calder. AWMM

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