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Maurice Colgan Mayston

'Flying-officers M.C. Mayston and R.H. Le Tourret returning from operations.', Auckland Weekly News, 20 September 1944. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19440920-22-1. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice Colgan AWMM
  • Surname
    Mayston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Red AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ422304 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 June 1921 Hanson CalcuttaIndia Hanson
  • 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 NZ422304 AWMM
  • Military service
    Nelson Marlborough West Coast Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 4 April 1942 Hanson
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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