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Jeffrey Ross O'Brien

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  • Service number
    • WWII NZ437412 AWMM
    • WWII 437412 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Geoffrey Ross O'Brien AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jeffrey Ross AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Brien AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Geoffrey Ross O'Brien AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ437412 AWMM
    • WWII 437412 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 May 1925 Births, Deaths, Marriages
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ437412 AWMM
    • WWII 437412 AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
    8 March 2020 Death Notice
    Age 94 AWMM
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  • Obituary
    Published in The Press, March 14, 2020.
    Jeffrey Ross O'Brien 437412 RNZAF WW2.

    On March 8, 2020, aged 94 years, peacefully at Wesley Care Christchurch, pre-deceased by his dearly loved wife Enid, left to mourn his loss and to keep his memory alive are his son Geoff, daughters Gene and Dianne, and all their families. He lived his life for those he loved and those he loved remember.

    A very special thanks to Ross' GP and all the staff at Wesley Care for their genuine care and concern for his well being over many years. A private function has been held to celebrate Ross' life. AWMM
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