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Ronald Desmond Mayhill

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Portrait of Ronald Desmond Mayhill, n/a (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Rory Laubscher 1115-7346. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Ronald Desmond Mayhill, n/a (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Rory Laubscher 1115-7346. CC-B …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Desmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Mayhill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ron AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 429967 AWMM
    • WWII NZ429967 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 February 1924 Hanson Hanson
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Auckland Public - Stoney - Researcher - 14 December 2021 - Ryman; Stories of Valour, 2020
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    School teacher Public - Stoney - Researcher - 14 December 2021 - Ryman; Stories of Valour, 2020
  • 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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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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  • Member of the Orakei RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 July 2020 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
    9 July 2020 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 13 July 2020 - Death notice NZ Herald 13 July 2020
  • Age at death
    96 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 13 July 2020 - Death notice NZ Herald 13 July 2020
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 11 July 2020 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • I have only just found out about Ron, my relative. I am in awe of his achievements. He looks so like my grandfather, Harry Andrew Mayhill. I would have liked to meet Ron. Love to all his family
    Public - Grace - Direct descendant - 12 March 2021
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  • Ron, a teacher at Pukekohe High School taught me 1952 / 1954 - I was not a good student - however he also coached me as goalie in hockey - went on to play for Army and a couple of provincial matches - I really enjoyed hockey and now Thank You Ron - Frank at Bethlehem Accounting & Taxation Services Ltd frank@baats.co.nz
    Public - Frank - 31 July 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      28/10/2015 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol 3, p.606 AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
14 December 2021StoneyTuakauResearcher
12 March 2021GraceGold Coast AustraliaDirect descendant
13 July 2020StoneyTuakauResearcher
31 July 2016FrankTaurangaOther

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