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Lewis James Day

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lewis James AWMM
  • Surname
    Day AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ4212704 AWMM
    • WWII 4212704 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Marine Parade, Napier AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Reverend L.A. Day (father), Haydn Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland AWMM
  • 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
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 24 October 1942 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
      Age 19 AWMM
      Customs officer/Civilian Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    • Post WW2/Regular Military Service Pilot Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • 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
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • This record compiled with information provided by the serviceman (July 2016) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • 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

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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.156 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol 3, p.609 (Ref.165) 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
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