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Alfred Herbert Harding



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    Alfred Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Harding AWMM
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    • WWII NZ2144 AWMM
    • WWII 2144 AWMM
    • 70033 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 September 1918 AWMM AWMM
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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military Hanson
  • Enlistment
    29 August 1938 Hanson
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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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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    • Piloted first flight for 41 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force, into Singapore for operations in the Singapore-Hong Kong Airlift and Malayan Emergency. Source: 41 Transport Squadron - September 1946 - October 1949, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ADQA 17211 1/1/41 (Part 1). AWMM
    • Post-retirement from the RNZAF, Harding established and operated Flight and Field Services, a successful business selling aircraft and ancillary equipment to both defence departments
      and commercial airlines and later as agent for the U.S. based computer manufacturer, Control Data Corporation in New Zealand, the company then operating out of Anvil House in Wellington Public - Brian - Researcher - 22 November 2022 - Control Data Corporation and Control Data Australia history research
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About death

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  • Death
    15 January 1984 Hanson
    RotoruaBay of Plenty Hanson
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22 November 2022BrianMelbourne, AustraliaResearcher

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