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Donald William Banks

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald William AWMM
  • Surname
    Banks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 3571 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 3571 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was a member of the 'Goldfish Club".

    Date and time of ditching, 24 July 1945 approx 2.20pm off coast of Shikoku. The cause of the incident due the failure of the long range tanks. Time spent in water / dinghy 3 days. AWMM

Death

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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    The Goldfish Club (UK).
    http://www.thegoldfishclub.co.uk/
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    Goldfish Club, New Zealand Branch. The Goldfish Club: Roll of Honour 1954 - 2003. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2004/32. AWMM
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