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Robert Jasper Pearson

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Photograph of Flight Lieutenant Robert Pearson, Royal New Zealand Air Force, c.Second World War. Image kindly kindly provided by his son Robert Pearson (November 2020).

Photograph of Flight Lieutenant Robert Pearson, Royal New Zealand Air Force, c.Second World War. Ima …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Jasper AWMM
  • Surname
    Pearson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ39575 AWMM
    • WWII 39575 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 February 1916 Family source Te AwamutuWaikato Family source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Otaranui, Ohakune AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs R.O.Pearson (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ39575 AWMM
    • WWII 39575 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 20 September 1939 AWMM Truck-driver and mechanic AWMM
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Continued flying after the war. Flew numerous search and rescue missions for lost trampers on Mt Ruapehu. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 July 1969 AWMM
    Age 53 AWMM
    OhakuneManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ohakune Cemetery, Ohakune, Manawatu-Whanganui AWMM Plot 43, Block 22 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Wanganui Chronicle, 20 July 1969 AWMM
  • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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