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Robert Inglis Laing

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Inglis AWMM
  • Surname
    Laing AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ391360 AWMM
    • WWII 391360 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 March 1913 Public source WynyardTasmania Public source
  • 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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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 20 November 1939 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Subsequently reassigned to the Colonial Air Training Scheme in Rhodesia after returning to New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    19 December 2003 Family source
    PerthWestern Australia Family source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. R I Laing, The Battle of Britain London Monument
    https://bbm.org.uk/airmen/LaingRI.htm
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM

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