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Edgar Henry Norman

Photograph of Flight Lieutenant Edgar Henry Norman, Royal Australian Air Force. Image kindly provided by Julie France (September 2019). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Flight Lieutenant Edgar Henry Norman, Royal Australian Air Force. Image kindly provide …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Norman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 264976 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 May 1916 AWMM WanakaCentral Otago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 3 Hamilton Street, Homebush, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Auto. electrical engr/Civilian AWMM
    Owned GL Norman and Son, Dunedin AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Nellie Isobel Norman (wife), 3 Hamilton Street, Homebush AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married/WWII AWMM
    Nellie Isobel Norman AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    New Guinea AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 264976 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet, 7 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Weight, WWII AWMM
      149 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in New Guinea maintaining aeroplanes, especially the DC3. Also had pilot's license and flew planes evacuating people from advancing Japanese. After the war, Edgar returned to Melbourne to be with his wife and daughter Alma. He was employed by the Australian Air Force in Melbourne for eighteen months as Beaufort Divison Equipment Liaison Officer, but his parents returned to New Zealand and as an only child he was requested to return to New Zealand. The family returned and to New Zealand in 1947 and welcomed their second daughter Julie. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    9 September 1988 AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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