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Walter Lloyd Fairweather

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Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012

Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Lloyd AWMM
  • Surname
    Fairweather AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ401511 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 July 1914 Mangere Historical Society
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 07 Aug 1942-9 February 1943 Guadalcanal AWMM
    • 1943-1945 AWMM
      Solomon Islands (1943-45) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ401511 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trained and served in the Fire Service in the RNZAF AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Farmer/Civilian Mangere Historical Society
    Auckland CityAuckland Mangere Historical Society
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Firefighter Public - Raylene - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Family oral history
  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Violet and Walter Fairweather (Source: Mangere Historical Society)

    Brothers Clifford Lennard (63936), Ernest Wilfred (NZ417201), Frederick Henry (73648) and Walter Lloyd Fairweather (NZ401511) all served in WW2

    Attended Mangere Bridge School and Otahuhu Technical College (Source: Mangere Historical Society) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 March 1975 Mangere Historical Society
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Mangere Memorial Hall, Domain Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. AWMM

Contributors

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25 April 2021RayleneWellingtonDirect descendant

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