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William Makepeace Strathern

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Photograph of Flight Lieutenant William Makepeace Strathern NZ42476. Image kindly provided by Helen Strathern (June 2018). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Flight Lieutenant William Makepeace Strathern NZ42476. Image kindly provided by Helen …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Makepeace AWMM
  • Surname
    Strathern AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ42476 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 August 1919 Hanson InvercargillSouthland Hanson
  • 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
  • Enlistment
    WW2
  • 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
    17 May 1950 AWMMKilled on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    While serving with the RAF Overseas Ferry Unit AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 May 1950 Hanson
    FranceEurope Hanson
  • 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

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol 3. p.458 AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p.462-463 AWMM

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