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Leon Douglas Flavell

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Gravestone of Able Seaman Leon Douglas (Doug) Flavell. Image kindly provided by Claudene Isaacs (April 2021).

Gravestone of Able Seaman Leon Douglas (Doug) Flavell. Image kindly provided by Claudene Isaacs (Apr …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leon Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Flavell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Doug AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ 14073 AWMM
    • 14073 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 May 1934 AWMM
  • 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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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Gunner/Military Chamberlain
  • Enlistment
  • 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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  • Served in Operation Grapple on HMNZ Pukaki from 12.6.1958 to 13.2.1960. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 September 2017 Death Notice
    Age 83 AWMM
    DargavilleNorthland Death Notice
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Northern Advocate, 25 September 2017 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      p.144 AWMM
    • Wright, G. C. (2007). We were there : Operation Grapple : the story of New Zealand's involvement in the British nuclear weapons tests at Christmas Island 1957-58. [Auckland, N.Z : Gerry Wright] AWMM
    • This record was created from Operation Grapple research by Arthur Venus and Gerry Wright and kindly provided by Gerry Wright (2021). AWMM

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